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Campfire restrictions extended due to increasing fire risk


In the interests of public safety, the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) has brought in extensive campfire restrictions as the fire risk continues to increase this summer.More

Improved toilet facilities at Bruny Island


The Parks and Wildlife Service has completed work on a new toilet facility at the Bruny Island Neck Game Reserve.More

Further upgrade to South Coast Track


The South Coast Track is one of Tasmania's great bushwalks, and the completion of recent upgrades has significantly improved the user experience along the track before the start of the peak walking season.More

New guide to Tassie’s treasures

The Parks and Wildlife Service’s new Visitor Guide to Tasmania’s national parks and reserves is the perfect

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companion to exploring Tasmania’s world-renowned national parks, reserves and historic sites.

The guide has been revamped to incorporate Tasmania’s 60 Great Short Walks and bushwalker safety information. It provides visitor information about access and facilities and includes a profile of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, multi-day bushwalks, mountain biking and our unique animals.

The guide is included free of charge as part of the purchase or renewal of an annual or two-year Parks Pass, and is also available for sale for $4.95 from Parks and Wildlife Service visitor centres, most Tasmanian Visitor Information Centres, Spirit of Tasmania ships and Service Tasmania shops.

The 120 page guide fits in the glovebox for handy reference, but it’s also available for free download at www.parks.tas.gov.au/publications