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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

All tracks open at Cradle Mountain


All tracks at Cradle Mountain, including the Overland Track and side tracks, are open, following an easing of the recent fire threat.

Cold and damp conditions experienced since Sunday, January 21, have halted the spread of a bushfire in the Fury Gorge west of Cradle Mountain. The fire has burnt about 90 hectares and is not yet contained.

Parks and Wildlife Service officers are requesting that overnight walkers, including those walking the Overland Track, report their movements to the Cradle Visitor Centre and obtain a briefing before beginning their walk.

For the latest information about the bushfire in the Fury Gorge, the Overland Track and walks in the Cradle Mountain area, please contact the Cradle Visitor Centre on 6492 1133.

Updates on the fire can be obtained by visiting the Tasmania Fire Service website at www.fire.tas.gov.au