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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

Tarkine Drive visitor facility upgrades

17/09/2018

A tender has been advertised for upgrades to visitor sites on the Tarkine Drive.


Visitor facilities at Julius River and Milkshake Hill will be upgraded to improve the visitor experience as a result of a $500,000 investment by the Tasmanian Government.


At Julius River, picnic facilities will be upgraded, track maintenance will be carried out on the Short River Walk and a carpark assessment will be undertaken.


At Milkshake Hills, the picnic shelter roof will be replaced and interpretive signage installed.


The $500,000 investment into these visitor service site upgrades is part of a $2 million commitment by the government for the upgrade of Sumac Road on the Tarkine Drive route.


The tender for these works is now being advertised, with works expected to be completed by March 2019.


Tender documents are available at https://www.tenders.tas.gov.au/. Submissions close on Wednesday, 3 October 2018 at 2pm.