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Bollywood dancing at Mount Field (photograph: Jonathan Wherrett)

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Tamar Island Wetlands Centre

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Celebrate World Wetlands Day 2020

Join us to celebrate World Wetlands Day 2020, which is celebrated internationally each year on 2 February. World Wetlands Day is a chance for the international community, in unity, to celebrate the significance of wetlands and the vital role they play within the environment.

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Campfire restrictions in national parks and reserves

Restrictions on campfires, pot fires and other solid fuel stoves will come in to place from Saturday 28th September at identified Parks and Wildlife Service campgrounds around the State to help reduce the risk of bushfires.

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Walker on track at Walls of Jerusalem National Park

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Feedback invited on new campsites and tracks at Walls of Jerusalem National Park

Have your say on Reserve Activity Assessment (RAA)

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Car park upgrade for Cape Bruny Lighthouse

Carpark upgrade for Cape Bruny Lighthouse

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Discovery Ranger Program 2019

Discovery Ranger Program 2019-2020

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A new platform to view the coastline at Remarkable Cave

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Improvements at Remarkable Cave

Track improvements at Remarkable Cave

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Tasmania's Next Iconic Walk to showcase our wild West Coast

Tasmania’s next iconic walk revealed!

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Hybrid diesel-electric shuttle buses at Cradle Mountain

When you next visit Cradle Mountain you will be able to step aboard one of the new hybrid, diesel-electric, shuttle buses on your trip to Dove Lake. These new buses will reduce emissions and deliver a quieter, all mobility friendly, visitor experience within the Park.

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Fly Neighbourly Advice for the Tasman National Park

Public comment is invited on the draft Tasman National Park Fly Neighbourly Advice.

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AFAC Independent Operational Review of the 2018-19 bushfires

The 2018-19 Bushfire season in Tasmania experienced multiple bands of lightning, leaving in their wake an unprecedented number of lightning ignitions in remote wilderness locations sparking over 70 fires.

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Improved Park Pass System for our National Parks

The Parks and Wildlife Service will implement a new park pass system for our national parks in May 2020.

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The Freycinet Peninsula Master Plan has been finalised

The Freycinet Peninsula Master Plan has been released.

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