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Improved access to a World Heritage view

24/07/2017

An upgrade of the popular viewing platform on the shore of Lake St Clair has now been completed, improving disability access to one of the finest viewing points of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.More

Improved access to two of the North-west's natural wonders

24/07/2017

The North-west is home to some of Tasmania's most stunning natural attractions, and we are pleased to announce upgrades have now been completed at Trowutta Arch and Dip Falls.More

Overland Track bookings open with a rush

18/07/2017

Tasmania's iconic world-renowned bushwalks are a key driver behind the boom in visitor numbers to the state, and bookings for the Overland Track walking season have opened with a rush for the peak summer period.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.