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Latest News

This section features the latest news stories from the Service.
Feb 21, 2017


A notice from the Southern Highlands Progress Association: The Southern Highlands Progress Association has undertaken the upgrade of this site over the summer with the assistance of Central ...

Feb 17, 2017

Temporary closure of Brushy Lagoon Road for bridge replacements

A notice from Parks and Wildlife Service Tasmania Bridges on the Brushy Lagoon Road near Westbury that were damaged by the flood event of 2016 are set to be replaced. In order for the new, ...

Feb 17, 2017

Latest carp update

This quarterly report looks at October to December 2016. This quarter we removed 289 carp from Lake Sorell. This is compared to 480 carp between October and December 2015. We expected less because ...

Feb 16, 2017

Launch of Hydro Tasmania's 2017 Community Grant Program

Funding for community based projects. Do you know of a great community group looking for some help to deliver a fantastic project? In addition to the range of ways we contribute to the community, ...

Feb 06, 2017

Access road to Large Bay, Lake Echo maintained.

Contractors recently completed maintenance to Large Bay Road at Lake Echo. The IFS constructed the road to provide access to the northern end of the lake. A concrete boat ramp is located at Large Bay ...