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Seasonal campfire restrictions commence in national parks and reserves

25/09/2019

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

24/08/2019

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

19/08/2019

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

Mystery Creek Cave warning

02/12/2005

Cavers are warned not to enter Mystery Creek Cave in Southern Tasmania until further notice for safety reasons.

Parks and Wildlife Service general manager Peter Mooney said that specialist advice will be sought as soon as possible in order to determine whether there are safety issues in the cave.

"We were notified recently of safety concerns in the cave and we are acting on that information by advising cavers not to enter the cave until further notice," he said.

Mystery Creek Cave is in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, near Lune River.