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Mt Field NP, Hastings Cave & Pool and Wellington Park closed - Friday 25 Jan

24/01/2019

As a result of the total fire ban and current fire weather forecast for strong winds, the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) advises that Mt Field National Park and Hastings Caves and Thermal Pool will be closed on Friday 25 January 2019.More

PWS Campfire restrictions extended statewide

23/01/2019

PWS has extended the current campfire restrictions state-wide in national parks and reserves until further notice.More

Hartz Peak Track Closed

21/01/2019

PWS advises that the Hartz Peak Track in Hartz Mountains National Park has been closed until further notice due to increased fire risk.More

Mount Field National Park reopened

06/01/2019

Mount Field National Park has reopened following a full assessment of conditions.


The following walking tracks remain closed due to a bushfire: Vale of Rasselas Track, walking track to Lake Rhona, Squirrell Creek to Lake Curly, The Spires and Shining Mountain and the Denison Traverse. The Sawback Track and access to Adamsfield Track are also closed.


What to do: Do not commence bushwalks in this area or four-wheel driving on these tracks until further notice.


The current restrictions on campfires, pot fires and other solid fuel stoves remain in place for reserves on King and Flinders Islands, from Port Sorell to Mt William on the north coast, and Mt William to Orford, including Maria Island, on the east coast.


Stay informed in case conditions change. Monitor this website, ABC local radio and Tasmania Fire Service website www.fire.tas.gov.au for further information.


Mount Field National Park has reopened following a full assessment of current conditions.


The following walking tracks remain closed due to a bushfire: Vale of Rasselas Track, walking track to Lake Rhona, Squirrell Creek to Lake Curly, The Spires and Shining Mountain and the Denison Traverse. The Sawback Track and access to Adamsfield Track are also closed.


What to do: Do not commence bushwalks in this area or four-wheel driving on these tracks until further notice.


The current restrictions on campfires, pot fires and other solid fuel stoves remain in place for reserves on King and Flinders Islands, from Port Sorell to Mt William on the north coast, and Mt William to Orford, including Maria Island, on the east coast.


Stay informed in case conditions change. Monitor this website, ABC local radio and Tasmania Fire Service website www.fire.tas.gov.au for further information.