Walkers at Marions Lookout, Cradle Mountain.
Marions Lookout at Cradle Mountain (photograph: Andrew Englisch)

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Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service acknowledges and pays respect to Tasmanian Aboriginal people as the traditional and original owners, and continuing custodians of this land and acknowledges Elders – past, present and emerging.



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Historic Highfield House receives roof revamp

Work is underway to restore a slice of Tasmania’s early colonial heritage with Stanley’s Highfield House set to receive a new roof.

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Campfire restrictions lifted in many of Tasmania's national parks and reserves

As of 02:00am 20 March 2023, the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) has lifted annual campfire restrictions in non Fuel Stove Only Areas in national parks and reserves.

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New amenities for North-West parks

Work will start later this month replacing the toilets at Pelion Hut on the Overland Track in the Cradle Mountain Lake St Clair National Park and at Lake Vera on the Frenchmans Cap Track in the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.

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