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Easter safety is paramount for our parks and reserves

18/04/2019

The Parks and Wildlife Service encourages visitors and Tasmanians alike to get outdoors and get active - especially in our parks and reserves.More

Good news, Hartz Mountain National Park and other tracks are open!

17/04/2019

In time for Easter walking, PWS have been able to re-open a number of tracks.More

New Mt Mawson Shelter officially opened ahead of ski season

29/03/2019

The new Mt Mawson Public Shelter was today officially opened and will provide a new level of amenity for southern Tasmania's only ski field, as well as upgraded facilities for bushwalkers heading to the iconic Tarn Shelf walk in Mt Field National Park.More

PWS Update - Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park

18/01/2019

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is responding to a fire west of the Labyrinth in the Cradle Mountain Lake St Clair National Park that was identified late this afternoon.


 


Water-bombing has commenced. There will be smoke in the area however walkers on formed tracks such as the Overland Track, are not currently at risk.


 


The PWS is monitoring and assessing the situation and will review the next steps early tomorrow morning.


 


Everyone is urged to stay informed in case conditions change by monitoring the PWS www.parks.tas.gov.au & Tasmania Fire Service www.fire.tas.gov.au websites and ABC local radio.