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New picnic facilities for Penny's Lagoon


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.

Celebrating World Ranger Day


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.

Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation


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

Twilight Tarn Hut closed until further notice


The Parks and Wildlife Service wishes to advise walkers that Twilight Tarn Hut in the Mt Field National Park is closed to the public until further notice.

The closure is for safety reasons following recent inspections of the hut.

For further information contact the Mt Field Visitor Centre on 6288 1149.