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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

Wildlife Gallery

Eastern Barred Bandicoot, <em>Perameles gunnii</em>

Tasmanian Devil, <em>Sarcophilus harissii</em>

Tasmanian Bettong, <em>Bettongia gaimardi</em>

Chocolate wattled bat, <em>Chalinolobus morio</em>

Eastern Quoll, <em>Dasyurus viverrinus</em>

Humpback whale, <em>Megaptera novaeangliae</em>

Little Pygmy Possum, <em>Cercartetus lepidus</em>

Southern elephant seal, <em>Mirounga leonina</em>

A visual guide to Tasmania's unique wildlife