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Eco-tourism projects proceed to the next stage of the EOI process


The Hodgman Liberal Government has announced that four projects will proceed to the next stage of the Expression Of Interest process.More

Improved access to Ralphs Falls


The Ralphs Falls track, one of Tasmania's 60 Great Short Walks within the Mt Victoria Regional Reserve, is now open to the public after repairs and upgrades.More

Providing a safe environment for penguins requires responsible dog ownership


The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) suspect that dogs are responsible for six more penguin deaths at Sulphur Creek near Burnie on 1 November, bringing the total to 20 penguins killed in the area over the last seven days.More

Douglas-Apsley National Park closed due to fire


Freycinet National Park walking tracks and four-wheel drive tracks have re-opened today, Friday, 8 February 2013, but the Douglas-Apsley National Park is closed until further notice.

Due to a fire currently burning near the Douglas-Apsley National Park, access to the northern part of the national park, Thompsons Marshes, is closed until further notice.

The entire Leeaberra Walking Track, including the Heritage Falls Track and Apsley Gorge Circuit are also closed for public safety. The short walking track from the Rosedale Road car park to the Apsley Waterhole remains open for public access.

For further information on current bushfires please refer to www.fire.tas.gov.au

For information on walking / 4WD tracks contact the Freycinet Field Centre on 6256 7070.