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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

Bay of Fires Conservation Area

Mid section (Policemans Point)

Policemans Points is within the Bay of Fires Conservation Area. There are no shops or other facilities in this area, so please ensure that you are self-sufficient.

Access

This section of the Bay of Fires Conservation Area is accessed from St. Helens by taking the C843 Ansons Bay Road and travelling via the Priory north of St Helens Township. Alternatively, travel east 32 klms from Gladstone on the Eddystone Road C843. Travel along the unsealed road (approximately 35 klms) to the junction with South Ansons Bay Road. Turn east into South Ansons Road and follow road approximately 5 klms until it ends the campground.

Camping

At the Policemans Point Campground you will find numerous campsites amongst the trees, many with beach access.

Facilities

No toilets (must bring own), no water or firewood, no rubbish collection. Maximum stay 4 weeks.