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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. The draft Fly Neighbourly Advice has been prepared by the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service in response to increasing air traffic over the Tasman National Park.More

Hybrid diesel-electric shuttle buses at Cradle Mountain - a first for National p


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.More

AFAC Independent Operational Review of the 2018-19 bushfires


Following the 2018-19 bushfires the Tasmanian Government commissioned an independent report by the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Council to review the overall response and identify areas where more can be done to improve the State's response andMore

Additional track closures announced by PWS in the Rosebery area


PWS advise the following tracks have now been closed until further notice due to the high fire risk around the Rosebery fire.

  • Lake Sandra Track
  • Mount Dundas Track
  • Mount Farrell Summit Track
  • Lake Spicer 4WD Track
  • Lake Tyndall Track
  • Montezuma Falls Track
  • Lake Johnston Walking Track/ Lake Johnston Access Road
  • Mt Zeehan Track

Mountain Bike Trails Rosebery Area

  • Stirling Valley Track (Tullah to Rosebery) Mountain Bike Trail
  • Zeehaan Henskirk Loop Mountain Bike Trail

Fires under hot, dry and windy conditions can travel very fast so it’s important for everyone to stay informed in case conditions change.

For a complete list of park, track and area closures please visit www.parks.tas.gov.au/closures

Tasmania Fire Service www.fire.tas.gov.au

Tasmania Police www.police.tas.gov.au/community-alerts/

TasALERT www.alert.tas.gov.au