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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

Fire threat closes walking tracks

14/12/2006

The Parks and Wildlife Service has advised that the fire threat in eastern Tasmania has resulted in the closure of some walking tracks and reserves.

Freycinet National Park

The Parks and Wildlife Service wishes to advise that all walking tracks in Freycinet National Park are closed today due to the high fire danger. For further information contact the Freycinet Visitor Centre on 6256 7000.

Douglas Apsley National Park

Walking tracks in the Douglas Apsley National Park are also closed until further notice due to the large fire burning at St Marys north of the park. People intending to visit the park are advised to postpone their visit until the fire threat eases.

Three Thumbs State Reserve

As a result of a large fire near Kellevie, there is currently no access to the Three Thumbs State Reserve south of Orford. The reserve will remain closed until the fire threat eases and the Wielangta Road re-opens.