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PWS Fire Update - Friday 15 February 2019

15/02/2019

Parks and Wildlife Tasmania (PWS) can advise the following locations, reserves and tracks have been re-opened today (Friday 15 February).More

PWS Fire Update - Thursday 14 February 2019

14/02/2019

Parks and Wildlife Tasmania (PWS) can advise the following locations, reserves and tracks have been re-opened.More

PWS Fire Update - Monday 11 February 2019

11/02/2019

As a result of the emergency service suppression efforts and calmer weather conditions over recent days, PWS can advise the following changes to track openings and closures.More

Port Davey Marine Reserve

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Map of Port Davey

  • This map specifies the extent and zoning of the marine nature reserve at Port Davey. 
  • The blue-shaded marine area is both national park under Section 3 of the Nature Conservation Act 2002 and marine nature reserve under Rule 3 of the Fisheries Rules 1999.
  • Coordinates in this plan are based on the GDA94 datum.
  • Fishing is not permitted in the “No Take Zone”.
  • Types of fishing that are permitted in the “Restricted Take Zone” are specified in the Fisheries Rules 1999 and include:

    (a) taking abalone by diving;

    (b) taking rock lobster by –
          (i) diving; or
          (ii) rock lobster pots; or
          (iii) rock lobster rings;

    (c) taking scalefish by –
          (i) trolling; or
          (ii) line fishing with five or less hooks.
  • Fishing in the Restricted Take Zone is subject to the requirements of the Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 including fishing licences.
  • All mammals, birds, reptiles and plants are protected regardless of zoning.