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History unlocked at Richmond Gaol

12/11/2018

Investment in the restoration of the Gaoler's House at Richmond Gaol will enhance the visitor experience at one of Tasmania's key historic sites.More

Campfire restrictions in national parks and reserves

09/11/2018

Restrictions on campfires, pot fires and other solid fuel stoves will come in to place from next Wednesday (November 14) at identified Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) campgrounds around the State to help reduce the risk of bushfires.More

Godfreys Beach penguin viewing platform open

07/11/2018

The development of a new penguin viewing platform at Godfreys Beach at The Nut State Reserve in Stanley has recently been completed by the Parks and Wildlife Service.More

Toll House

Introduction

The Toll House as it stands today
The Toll House at New Norfolk was built in 1841.  It was constructed in conjunction with the first bridge built across the Derwent River and, whilst the bridge has been replaced, the original toll house remains.

The Toll House is now an arts and crafts centre and is open from 10am until 4pm daily. More information can be found at http://www.newnorfolk.org/~tollhouse  or by phoning (03) 6261 2843.