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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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Northwest Region

The Northwestern Region includes the Southwest Conservation Area in the far southwest, the entire West Coast of Tasmania and its offshore islands in the northeast. The region extends to Devonport in the east and Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park in the south.

Major reserves of the Northwestern Region include the Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area, Savage River National Park, Rocky Cape National Park and Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. The region also manages conservation areas, state and regional reserves, historic sites and nature reserves.