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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

Cradle Mountain

Management Plan

Management Plans for National Parks which comprise the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan is the guiding document for the management of five of the six national parks that are within the boundaries of the World Heritage Area. These parks are:
  • Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park
  • Hartz Mountains National Park
  • Southwest National Park
  • Walls of Jerusalem National Park
  • Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park

Mole Creek Karst National Park is covered by a separate management plan.