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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

AFAC Independent Operational Review of the 2018-19 bushfires

08/08/2019

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

Fire threat eases but tracks remain closed

20/04/2007

Rain has eased the threat from two bushfires however some walking tracks at Mt Roland remain closed.

Mt Roland fire
The threat to assets from the fire at Mt Roland near Sheffield has eased. Parks and Wildlife Service and Tasmania Fire Service personnel are periodically patrolling the fire to ensure it remains within current control lines.

Walking tracks in the Mount Roland Conservation Area and Regional Reserve remain closed until further notice. It is envisaged that the walking tracks from O'Neils Road and Olivers Road will re-open soon, however the walking track from Kings Road will remain closed until a risk assessment is undertaken and the risk posed by any identified hazards have been mitigated.

Snug Tiers fire
The bushfire at Snug Tiers has been declared out and as a result the Snug Tiers Nature Recreation Area is now open to the public.