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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

Tracks reopen in Douglas-Apsley National Park


The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) has reopened areas of the Douglas-Apsley National Park on Tasmania's East Coast following a major fuel reduction burn.

The PWS has reopened the Apsley Waterhole day use area (and campsite), including the Apsley Gorge walking track.

The Apsley Waterhole Lookout remains closed.

The northern section of the Leeaberra walking track from Thompsons Marshes to the Organ Hill Fire Trail has now been reopened.

However the southern section of the Leeaberra Track, from the Organ Hill Fire Trail south to the Apsley Waterhole, remains closed.

Those intending to visit the Douglas Apsley National Park are advised to phone the Freycinet National Park Visitors Centre on (03) 62567000.