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Fly Neighbourly Advice for the Tasman National Park

24/08/2019

Public comment is invited on the draft Tasman National Park Fly Neighbourly Advice. The draft Fly Neighbourly Advice has been prepared by the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service in response to increasing air traffic over the Tasman National Park.More

Hybrid diesel-electric shuttle buses at Cradle Mountain - a first for National p

19/08/2019

When you next visit Cradle Mountain you will be able to step aboard one of the new hybrid, diesel-electric, shuttle buses on your trip to Dove Lake. These new buses will reduce emissions and deliver a quieter, all mobility friendly, visitor experience.More

AFAC Independent Operational Review of the 2018-19 bushfires

08/08/2019

Following the 2018-19 bushfires the Tasmanian Government commissioned an independent report by the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Council to review the overall response and identify areas where more can be done to improve the State's response andMore

Additional track closures for the northern region - Saturday 26 January - 4pm

26/01/2019


As PWS staff continue to monitor the fire situation, some additional tracks have now been closed in the Central Plateau Conservation Area and Walls of Jerusalem National Park until further notice.



For a complete list of track, area and campground closures please visit www.parks.tas.gov.au/closures 


 



PWS would like to remind everyone that the Mt Field National Park is closed today (Saturday 26 January 2019). We will re-assess the situation and provide an update tomorrow (Sunday 27 January 2019). 



Hastings Caves and Thermal Pools will re-open for business at 9am Sunday 27 January 2019.



The following sites are still being assessed by staff and PWS will provide an update once confirmed.


 



Echo Sugarloaf State Reserve
Echo Sugarloaf Track 



Snug Tiers Nature Recreation Area
Snug Falls Track
Pelverata Falls Track
Umfrevilles Track



Esperance River Conservation Area
Esperance River campground and day visitor area 


 



As fires under hot, dry and windy conditions can travel very fast, it’s important for visitors to stay informed in case conditions change. 



Keep up to date by monitoring:






As PWS staff continue to monitor the fire situation, some additional tracks have now been closed in the Central Plateau Conservation Area and Walls of Jerusalem National Park until further notice.



 



For a complete list of track, area and campground closures please visit www.parks.tas.gov.au/closures



 



PWS would like to remind everyone that the Mt Field National Park is closed today (Saturday 26 January 2019). We will re-assess the situation and provide an update tomorrow (Sunday 27 January 2019).



 



Hastings Caves and Thermal Pools will re-open for business at 9am Sunday 27 January 2019.



 



The following sites are still being assessed by staff and PWS will provide an update once confirmed.



Echo Sugarloaf State Reserve
Echo Sugarloaf Track



 



Snug Tiers Nature Recreation Area
Snug Falls Track
Pelverata Falls Track
Umfrevilles Track



 



Esperance River Conservation Area
Esperance River campground and day visitor area



 



As fires under hot, dry and windy conditions can travel very fast, it’s important for visitors to stay informed in case conditions change.



 



Keep up to date by monitoring: