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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

East Coast camping areas reopen


The East Coast camping areas at Lagoons Beach and Little Beach conservation areas have re-opened following easing of the fire threat in the northeast.

For further information on East Coast parks and reserves, contact the Freycinet Visitor Centre on 6256 7000.