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Seasonal campfire restrictions commence in national parks and reserves


Restrictions on campfires, pot fires and other solid fuel stoves will come in to place from Saturday 28th September at identified Parks and Wildlife Service campgrounds around the State to help reduce the risk of bushfires.More

Fly Neighbourly Advice for the Tasman National Park


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


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

Caretakers Wanted For Fortescue Bay


The Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking tenders from people interested in providing caretaker services at Fortescue Bay on the Tasman Peninsula.

Labor member for Rumney, Lin Thorp, MLC said Fortescue Bay in the Tasman National Park is one of the State's most beautiful coastal campgrounds.

"The campground is popular with local residents and visitors who appreciate both the quality camping facilities, the scenic walks available nearby and the jetty for the boat owners," Mr Mooney said.

"The facilities at Fortescue Bay received a boost recently with the reconstruction of the jetty last year.

"Since the previous caretakers left in late June, Parks staff have been managing the campground and facilities and during the quiet winter period have taken the opportunity to tidy up the amenities blocks and make a number of improvements for campers.

"We are now seeking a year-round contract caretaker and this represents a unique opportunity for someone who enjoys providing a quality service to the locals and visitors who enjoy this beautiful location."

Tenders for the caretaking service close on Friday, 11 November 2005. Documents are available from internet at www.tenders.tas.gov.au

This initiative is part of the State Government's commitment to progressing Tasmania Together Goal 21 - Value, protect and conserve our natural and cultural heritage.