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PWS - Fires update and impacts

20/02/2019

Background: A number of fires were ignited by dry lightning that crossed the state in late December 2018 and mid-January 2019. The storms of 15 January 2019 resulted in approximately 2,400 lightning strikes and caused over 60 new ignitions.More

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

Maria Island National Park

Management Plan

Management Plan

Management Plans are available from our Management Plans, Site Plans and Other Publications listing.

The PWS has recently produced a Macropod Management Report for Maria Island. It is available here.


Maria Island Ecotourism Feasibility Study – Community Summary Report
The Australian and Tasmanian Governments recognise the potential for Maria Island to enhance the East Coast's tourism competitiveness and have agreed to invest $1.6 million to upgrade the Maria Island jetty and complete an Ecotourism Development Feasibility Study for Maria Island. The full summary report is available for download [PDF 728 KB].