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Visitor safety under the spotlight in new walker safety video

16/04/2018

Visitor safety in Tasmania's national parks and reserves has received a major investment with a suite of projects, including a new feature video on bushwalking preparation and safety.More

Draft Frenchmans Cap Recreation Zone Plan 2018

12/04/2018

The Parks and Wildlife Service has released the Draft Recreation Zone Plan 2018 for the Frenchmans Cap area.More

Redeveloped Lake Tahune Hut now open

12/04/2018

A locally designed and built, energy-efficient and sustainable hut is now welcoming bushwalkers at Lake Tahune on the Frenchmans Cap Track in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.More

About PWS

Northern Region

The Northern Region has responsibility for an area bounded by the Mersey River to the west, the far northeast coast of Tasmania, south to Coles Bay and in the west, the Central Plateau Conservation Area. It also includes the islands of the Furneaux and Kent groups.

Major reserves of the Northern Region include the Walls of Jerusalem National Park, Central Plateau Conservation Area, Trevallyn State Reserve, Ben Lomond National Park, Tamar Island Wetlands Centre, Tamar Conservation Area, Mole Creek Karst National Park, Narawntapu National Park, Freycinet National Park, Douglas Apsley, Mt William, Strzelecki and the Kent Group National Park.