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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

Warning to visitors after Shipstern Bluff collapse

17/01/2017

PWS staff were at the site this morning conducting a risk inspection.


The walking track to Raoul Bay remains open, however people visting the area are asked to respect any warning signs beyond the end of the the track in the interests of their own safety, as the rockfall site is likely to be unstable for a number of weeks.


These events are part of the natural erosion process in a dynamic coastal environment.


PWS has not received any other reports of erosion at other sites.


The site has no public facilities and is accessible only on foot.