Walkers at Marions Lookout, Cradle Mountain.
Marions Lookout at Cradle Mountain (photograph: Andrew Englisch)

Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service

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Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service acknowledges and pays respect to Tasmanian Aboriginal people as the traditional and original owners, and continuing custodians of this land and acknowledges Elders – past, present and emerging.

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Campfire safety and restrictions 2021-2022

Before going camping, find out all you need to know about Campfire Restrictions.

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Volunteer profile: Sally Simco

Sally Simco is one of the hundreds of volunteers with the PWS. Sally, who is President of Wildcare Cradle Mountain Volunteers and a Wildcare Board Member, has been a volunteer with the PWS for almost 10 years.

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Mt Anne Track rebuilt - looking west to Lake Pedder over landscape recovering from fire


Post fires – track recovery is well underway

Hardy teams have been working in wild conditions to repair damaged tracks.

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