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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

Fancy being a campground host on Tasmania's beautiful East Coast?


The Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking expressions of interest from volunteers to participate in a campground host program at beautiful Mayfield campground this summer.

Mayfield Campground in the Mayfield Bay Conservation Area on Tasmania’s East Coast will be home to campground hosts for 14 day placements between December 2013 and April 2014.

PWS ranger Rob Connell said that being a volunteer host a great way for people to give a little something while working and living in one of the state’s most scenic campgrounds.

The role is involves providing visitor information along with some light maintenance duties. For details contact Rob Connell on 0459 805 835 or robert.connell@parks.tas.gov.au