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Seasonal campfire restrictions commence in national parks and reserves


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


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

Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA) Consultative Committee


The Tasmanian and the Australian Governments are calling for people with experience and skills in a range of areas who are interested in becoming a member of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA) Consultative Committee.

The Minister for Parks and Heritage, Judy Jackson said the committee provides advice to the Ministerial Council and Standing Committee on matters relating to the conservation, presentation and management of the TWWHA.

"The committee was formed in 1985 as part of a joint management arrangement between the Australian and Tasmanian Governments," Ms Jackson said.

"Membership of the committee is broad based and represents the scientific community, Aboriginal community, recreational interests, local government, conservation interests, industry and tourism.

"Members are appointed for three years and the committee generally meets four times a year.

"The committee consists of a total of 15 members and a number of members' terms have expired.

"We are now seeking expressions of interest from people with interests or expertise in tourism, conservation, land/water science, cultural heritage, freshwater angling and bushwalking."

An Information Kit for interested persons is attached (PDF 65Kb)

Information and selection criteria for the position of chair is attached (PDF 48 Kb)