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Viewing platform upgrades for Rocky Cape's Aboriginal heritage sites

13/02/2018

Two viewing platforms have been replaced as part of visitor facility improvements at Rocky Cape National Park on the North-West Coast. The platforms are at the Lee Archer Cave and South Cave sites, which have highly significant Aboriginal heritage values.More

Urban focus for World Wetlands Day

01/02/2018

'Wetlands for a sustainable future' is the theme for World Wetlands Day 2018. This international celebration of the significance of wetland environments is held annually on 2 February.More

Stage Three of Three Capes Track complete

29/01/2018

Stage Three of the award-winning Three Capes Track has now been completed. The Cape Raoul and Shipstern Bluff lookout tracks have been upgraded to a class 3 dry boot standard track consistent with the existing Three Capes walks.More

Campfire restrictions in national parks and reserves

Campfire restrictions have been established in all  national parks and reserves on the North, North-east, East Coast, South East, Upper Derwent Valley and King Island from Saturday 20th January 2018 to Wednesday 14th March 2018.

The restriction bans the lighting or use by any person of any campfire, fire pot or other device that burns coal, wood, plant material or any other solid fuel. Fuel stoves are permitted, including gas stoves. 

The map highlights the areas affected by the restrictions.

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