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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

AFAC Independent Operational Review of the 2018-19 bushfires


Following the 2018-19 bushfires the Tasmanian Government commissioned an independent report by the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Council to review the overall response and identify areas where more can be done to improve the State's response andMore

Mt Field National Park Visitor Centre and short walks open


PWS advises that the Mt Field National Park Visitor Centre and short walks will re-open at 9am today (Sunday 27 January 2019).

Please note: Waterfalls Café will not be open, so visitors will need to be self-sufficient.

Russell Falls, Horseshoe and Lady Baron Falls walks will be open to visitors.

However, all alpine walks and the campground remain closed until further notice.

Hastings Caves and Thermal Pools will also re-open today at 9am.

For a complete list of track, area and campground closures please visit www.parks.tas.gov.au/closures

As fires under hot, dry and windy conditions can travel very fast, it’s important for visitors to stay informed in case conditions change.

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