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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 in Tasmania's Wilderness World Heritage Area

19/11/2007

Parks and Wildlife Service remote area fire crews are fighting a fire in buttongrass moorland on Packers Spur in the Adamsfield Conservation Area, part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

The fire, which is believed to have been started by lightning, has spread south and west over about 400 hectares and is currently located north of the Adamsfield Track.

Increased temperature and wind today has caused the fire to escalate and the fire has crossed the Adamsfield Track and is burning south through the Saw Back Range.

Public access to the Clear Hills Road and four wheel drive and walking tracks in the Adamsfield Conservation Area have been closed until further notice.