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Campfire restrictions extended due to increasing fire risk

19/01/2018

In the interests of public safety, the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) has brought in extensive campfire restrictions as the fire risk continues to increase this summer.More

Improved toilet facilities at Bruny Island

16/01/2018

The Parks and Wildlife Service has completed work on a new toilet facility at the Bruny Island Neck Game Reserve.More

Further upgrade to South Coast Track

05/01/2018

The South Coast Track is one of Tasmania's great bushwalks, and the completion of recent upgrades has significantly improved the user experience along the track before the start of the peak walking season.More

Cloudy Bay Marine Conservation Area

The Cloudy Bay Lagoon Marine Conservation Area is located within Cloudy Bay Lagoon in the south of Bruny Island.

Cloudy Bay Marine Conservation Area 

The reserve occupies 480.1 hectares and incorporates the Cloudy Bay Lagoon inlet system which contains seagrass and shallow sediment microalgae, a highly productive environment. The inlet is of high conservation value and is considered to be the most pristine marine inlet in the Bruny Bioregion.

The area was proclaimed a conservation area under the Nature Conservation Act 2002 on 9 December 2009. This reserve class provides for the protection and maintenance of the natural and cultural values of the area and the sustainable use of natural resources.

Fishing is permitted in the reserve. Rules and regulations relating to recreational fishing in Tasmania can be found in the Recreational Sea Fishing Guide.