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New picnic facilities for Penny's Lagoon


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Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation


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Toilet construction works continue at Cosy Corner South campsite


On Monday 14 May, work will commence on the upgrade of the toilet block at the Cosy Corner South campsite in the Bay of Fires Conservation Area. Builders are expected to be on site for two to three weeks.

The upgrades will double the capacity of the existing composting toilet system. During construction campers will be able to use the other toilet at the northern end of the campsite along with temporary port-a-loos.

Alternative campgrounds can be found within the Bay of Fires Conservation Area at Cosy Corner North, Swimcart Beach, Jeanneret Beach and Seatons Cove.