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PWS Public Safety Update

17/01/2019

The Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is continuing to assess the fire situation and extract bushwalkers from fire-affected remote reserves and parks across the state.More

PWS Public Safety Alert

16/01/2019

There has been considerable thunderstorm activity across the state overnight. Some fires have started in remote areas and the situation is being assessed as a matter of urgency.More

Gell River Fire update 14 January 2019 4.00 pm

15/01/2019

A fire is burning within the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, to the north of the Denison Range and through the Vale of Rasselas.More

Cloudy Bay Marine Conservation Area

The Cloudy Bay Lagoon Marine Conservation Area is located within Cloudy Bay Lagoon in the south of Bruny Island.

Cloudy Bay Marine Conservation Area 

The reserve occupies 480.1 hectares and incorporates the Cloudy Bay Lagoon inlet system which contains seagrass and shallow sediment microalgae, a highly productive environment. The inlet is of high conservation value and is considered to be the most pristine marine inlet in the Bruny Bioregion.

The area was proclaimed a conservation area under the Nature Conservation Act 2002 on 9 December 2009. This reserve class provides for the protection and maintenance of the natural and cultural values of the area and the sustainable use of natural resources.

Fishing is permitted in the reserve. Rules and regulations relating to recreational fishing in Tasmania can be found in the Recreational Sea Fishing Guide.