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The toilet on the Arthurs Lake Road opposite the store.
Oct. 26, 2018

New facilities at Arthurs Lake.

Arthurs Lake has a new picnic shelter, public toilet and black water dump point. The new facilities are on Arthurs Lake Road opposite the store. They are in good place for visitors to stop for a break. The Central Highlands Council built the new facilities. Including a black water dump point for campers with portable toilets will help...

Carp Management Program Leader Jonah Yick presenting work on the management of carp in Lake Sorell at the Tasmanian Fly Tyers Club meeting.
Oct. 24, 2018

CMP presents to Tasmanian Fly Tyers Club meeting

Jonah Yick, IFS Carp Management Program (CMP) Leader recently presented at the Tasmanian Fly Tyers Club meeting. The Tasmanian Fly Tyers Club are great supporters of the CMP. They are very excited at the possibility of successful eradication. Many of the members fished Lake Sorell back in the pre-carp days. Jonah spoke about the battle...

Carp Management Program Leader Jonah Yick presenting work on the management of carp in Lake Sorell at the ASFB conference.
Oct. 23, 2018

Inland Fisheries Service presents at national conference

Jonah Yick and Rob Freeman presented at the 2018 Australian Society for Fish Biology conference held over 7 – 11 of October in Melbourne. The conference brings together delegates from universities, environment, and fisheries bodies around Australia. There are about 200 presentations made. Jonah Yick, Carp Management Program Leader, talked about the status of carp...

Bradys Lake
Oct. 18, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE - Bradys Lake upgrade works

A public notice from Hydro Tasmania: Hydro Tasmania would like to advise that water levels in Bradys Lake, Lake Binney and Tungatinah Lagoon will be temporarily drawn down in October as part of normal operations. During this time Hydro Tasmania will be taking advantage of the lower levels to undertake upgrade works to the international slalom course....

Maintenance works on Woods Lake Road
Oct. 18, 2018

Major upgrade to Woods Lake Road

Anglers please take extra care when travelling on Woods Lake Road. We will be doing major maintenance work over the next couple of weeks. The work includes adding over 1000 tons of gravel to the road surface at key locations between Arthurs Lake and the Woods Lake boat ramp and grading of the entire road....