Inland Fisheries Service News

Jan. 4, 2023

Upgrade works at Lake Rowallan

Upgrade works at Rowallan power station from 9 Jan 2023 to Jan 2024 may lead to temporary closures of Lake Rowallan and Lake Parangana campgrounds and boat ramps if water levels rise significantly. Traffic impacts may also occur during the upgrade and access to Rowallan dam will be closed to ensure the public is kept...

Jan. 4, 2023

Biosecurity Advisory 01/2023 - Come in clean and help protect Tasmania from foot-and-mouth disease

​​​Australia is currently free of foot-and-mouth disease and lumpy skin disease, and with your help we can keep it that way! Biosecurity is a shared responsibility, so if you’re going away to, or have family and friends visiting from, an area affected by foot-and-mouth disease, like Indonesia/Bali, it is your responsibility to help protect Tasmania and mainland...

Jan. 4, 2023

Meadowbank Dam works starting soon!

Meadowbank Dam’s crest gates are being refurbished. This important maintenance work will ensure Meadowbank Dam can continue to generate renewable energy, protect surrounding communities from floods and water levels in Lake Meadowbank constant. For more information about the project, visit www.connect.hydro.com.au. Work on Gate 1 will start this month and for safety reasons, Lake Meadowbank...

Jan. 2, 2023

Talinah Lagoon track now open

The Parks and Wildlife Service advise that the boom gate at the Talinah Lagoon track is now open. For any further information please contact the Great Western Tiers Field Centre on 6701 2104.

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...