December 2022 Inland Fisheries Service News Archive

Dec. 24, 2022

Double Lagoon and Pillans / Julian Lakes gates open

The Parks and Wildlife Service advise that the boom gates allowing vehicle access to Double Lagoon and Pillans / Julian Lakes have been reopened as of 23 December 2022. The boom gate at Talinah Lagoon track will remain closed at this time, subject to another inspection in one week. For any further information please contact the...

Dec. 14, 2022

Campfire restrictions to be in place for national parks and reserves

Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) will introduce campfire restrictions across high-risk campgrounds in a number of parks and reserves from 02:00 on December 20 until further notice. These measures will help protect Tasmania’s significant reserve estate, along with ensuring visitor and community safety. Restrictions coincide with the impending announcement of the fire permit period...

Dec. 14, 2022

Message from Hydro Tasmania - Reimagining the Tarraleah hydropower scheme

As Australia’s electricity market changes, Hydro Tasmania is looking at how we can adapt our hydropower assets to better meet future market needs and deliver benefits back to Tasmania. The Tarraleah hydropower scheme is having its future reimagined. Tarraleah is an important part of Hydro Tasmania’s Battery of the Nation project which is about upgrading...

A message from Hydro Tasmania concerning Lakes Rowallan and Parangana
Dec. 12, 2022

Rowallan power station upgrade works

Rowallan power station is due for upgrade works and you may see some impact at Hydro Tasmania's recreational sites and on the roads. They anticipate the project will take approximately 12 months, from January 2023 to January 2024. This work may impact anglers in the following ways: Lake Rowallan and Lake Parangana campgrounds and boat...

Dec. 9, 2022

Atlantic salmon stocked into Craigbourne Lake

This week we stocked Craigbourne Lake with 200 Atlantic Salmon averaging 2kg