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Fly Neighbourly Advice for the Tasman National Park

24/08/2019

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

19/08/2019

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

08/08/2019

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

25/01/2019

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