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New lease of life for original lighthouse vents


As part of the ongoing conservation of the Cape Bruny and Maatsuyker Island lighthouses, a team effort has been underway to restore the original bronze vents from the lighthouses' lantern rooms.More

Record visitor numbers at Highfield Historic Site


Visitation numbers at Highfield Historic Site in Stanley have reached a record high, with 12,535 people visiting in the 12 months ending March 2018.More

Cradle Mountain shuttle bus tender awarded


A new bus fleet featuring environmentally friendly technology and vehicles with improved accessibility and increased capacity will help to meet increasing visitor numbers following the awarding of the tender to McDermott Coaches.More

Planned burning program

The Parks and Wildlife Service is conducting land management burns this autumn as part of our planned burning program.

Planned burning is an important fire management tool designed to maintain biodiversity and to reduce the risk posed to natural and human assets by wildfire.

These burns will occur under suitable weather conditions and may result in temporary road and track closures. If you're in an affected area, please comply with directions from Parks and Wildlife Service staff or any signage on site.

For up-to-date details on the planned burning program this season, see our page on planned burning.