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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 - 1:25pm 25 Jan 2019


For public safety PWS advise the following tracks have now been closed until further notice due to the threat of fire.

Echo Sugarloaf State Reserve

  • Echo Sugarloaf Track

Snug Tiers Nature Recreation Area

  • Snug Fall Track

  • Pelverata Falls Track

  • Umfrevilles Track

PWS tracks in the Zeehan, Rosebery and Heemskirk Area 

  • Lake Cumberland Track

  • Mt Murchison Track

  • Climies Four wheel Drive Track (Trial Harbour-Granville Harbour)

Mountain Bike Trails Rosebery Area

  • Dundas 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