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Hartz Peak Track Closed

21/01/2019

PWS advises that the Hartz Peak Track in Hartz Mountains National Park has been closed until further notice due to increased fire risk.More

PWS Campfire restrictions extended statewide

21/01/2019

The Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is extending the current campfire restrictions statewide until further notice.More

PWS Fire update

20/01/2019

There are many fires currently burning in national parks and reserves in Tasmania, including the Southwest National Park and Southwest Conservation Area.More

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Northern Region

The Northern Region has responsibility for an area bounded by the Mersey River to the west, the far northeast coast of Tasmania, south to Coles Bay and in the west, the Central Plateau Conservation Area. It also includes the islands of the Furneaux and Kent groups.

Major reserves of the Northern Region include the Walls of Jerusalem National Park, Central Plateau Conservation Area, Trevallyn State Reserve, Ben Lomond National Park, Tamar Island Wetlands Centre, Tamar Conservation Area, Mole Creek Karst National Park, Narawntapu National Park, Freycinet National Park, Douglas Apsley, Mt William, Strzelecki and the Kent Group National Park.