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New picnic facilities for Penny's Lagoon

08/08/2018

The Parks and Wildlife Service has completed the construction of a new picnic shelter at Penny's Lagoon within the Lavinia State Reserve on King Island.
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Celebrating World Ranger Day

31/07/2018

The work of Tasmania's rangers is vital in the daily management of our 19 national parks and more than 800 reserves, encompassing approximately 50 per cent of the State.
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Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation

22/03/2018

Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.More

Maria Island

Virtual Visit

You are about to arrive at Maria Island. The year is 1927. Take a look around...

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Maria Island and the Cement Works 1927. (Parks and Wildlife Service)
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Virtual Tours

Arriving at Maria Island today is a totally different experience to what it would have been when the cement works were in operation. Can you imagine what it would have been like arriving in the 1820s, when the island was a penal settlement?