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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

Hastings Caves and several walking tracks closed - Sun 27 Jan 2019, 7pm

27/01/2019

For public safety PWS advise the following sites have now been closed until further notice due to the threat of fire:



  • Hastings Caves and Thermal Pools

  • Echo Sugarloaf State Reserve
    - Echo Sugarloaf Track

  • Snug Tiers Nature Recreation Area
    - Snug Falls Track
    - Pelverata Falls Track


Staff will assess the situation tomorrow (Monday 28 January) and a decision will be made about access to the sites in due course.


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


Fires under hot, dry and windy conditions can travel very fast so it’s important for everyone to stay informed in case conditions change.


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