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Fire advice for the February long weekend

07/02/2014

Campers and bushwalkers are urged to be very careful with any campfires and to observe additional fire restrictions that may apply in parks and reserves as we head into a long weekend at the peak of the fire season.More

Maria Island ferry operator sought

07/02/2014

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is calling for expressions of interest for a single passenger ferry operator for Maria Island National Park.More

DVDs celebrate the Arthur-Pieman

03/02/2014

A suite of three DVDs produced by the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) promotes the sustainable use of the Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area, its rich Aboriginal heritage and the passion of the people who live and work there.More

Temporary closure of Mersey River suspension bridge for maintenance

03/02/2014

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) will this week begin a program of significant maintenance work on the Mersey River suspension bridge which is used to access the Lees Paddocks walking track within the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.


Work on the suspension bridge will commence on 6 February 2014 and is expected to be completed by 12 March 2014. During this time, the bridge will be closed to public access daily between the hours of 9am to 4pm.


Walkers will be able to use the bridge outside of the closure times or use alternative access points. For further information regarding the planned works and closure please contact the (PWS) Great Western Tiers senior ranger on 6363 5133.

Temporary closure of Mersey River suspension bridge for maintenance

The suspension bridge over the Mersey River will be closed temporarily for maintenance.