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Mt Strzelecki walk back on track


Flinders Island's Mt Strzelecki walking track has received an upgrade which will improve the experience for walkers and visitors, as well as environmental management.More

New car park for Ben Lomond National Park


A new visitor carpark is now complete at Ben Lomond National Park. The car park will be opened to visitors and fully operational in the coming weeks in time for this winter's first major snow fall.More

Planned burn success on Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area sites


The Tasmania Wilderness World Heritage Area experienced significant wildfire events between January and March this year, yet there are still areas that require pro-active fire management for the protection and conservation of the area's values.More

Mt Field National Park Visitor Centre and short walks open


PWS advises that the Mt Field National Park Visitor Centre and short walks will re-open at 9am today (Sunday 27 January 2019).

Please note: Waterfalls Café will not be open, so visitors will need to be self-sufficient.

Russell Falls, Horseshoe and Lady Baron Falls walks will be open to visitors.

However, all alpine walks and the campground remain closed until further notice.

Hastings Caves and Thermal Pools will also re-open today at 9am.

For a complete list of track, area and campground closures please visit www.parks.tas.gov.au/closures

As fires under hot, dry and windy conditions can travel very fast, it’s important for visitors to stay informed in case conditions change.

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