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Draft Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan

15/01/2015

The Tasmanian Government has today released a draft of the updated Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan.More

New sign celebrates the Overland Track experience

14/01/2015

In the 1960s, visitor information signs at Lake St Clair warned of no trapping, hunting, shooting, picking shrubs, cutting timber and grazing stock. Times have changed, with a new sign installation helping Overland Track walkers to celebrate their walk.More

Overland trek guide for young adventurers

14/01/2015

Of the 8000 people who tackle the world-famous Overland Track each year, almost one in ten is under 18 years old. A new publication from the Parks and Wildlife Service recognises that the experience is different for children.More

Redgate section of Meehan Range Nature Recreation Area (NRA) temporarily closed

07/03/2013

Users of the Redgate section of the Meehan Range NRA accessed from Belbins Road, are advised that this section of the reserve is closed until further notice due to fire operations in the area.


Check the Tasmanian Fire Service website for updates at http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/Show?pageId=colCurrentBushfires where this fire is listed as Downhams Road, Risdon Vale.

Redgate section of Meehan Range Nature Recreation Area (NRA) temporarily closed

The Risdon Vale fire seen from Lindisfarne on 6 March.