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Illegal use of old tracks by vehicles in the Tarkine

All-terrain vehicles are accessing no go areas in the Tarkine. The news.com.au story claims “A Parks and Wildlife Service spokeswoman said investigators were “following a specific line of inquiry relating to two suspects and the alleged use of the barge to obtain illegal access to the Arthur Pieman Conservation Area. 159 more words



Waratah sits at the eastern gateway to the Tarkine wilderness and adjacent to the Savage River National Park. It is a 40-minute drive south of Burnie and 50 kms north from Tullah. 167 more words


The way to Philosopher’s Falls

Having travelled the 10 or so kilometres west along Waratah Road and then driven one or two kilometres down a narrow gravel road, it was pleasing that the start of the walking track to the Philosopher’s Falls was clearly signposted. 236 more words


Where is the Tarkine?

The Tarkine covers a large area in the north western quarter of Australia’s largest island, Tasmania. Tasmania is the southernmost state of Australia and is separated from the mainland by Bass Strait. 46 more words


Third Time Lucky (Victory Springs)

Today was only a reasonably quick trip to prove to ourselves the existence of Victory Springs.  We have tried 2 times before and failed even though both previous times we have found springs of sorts. 607 more words

Luncheon Hill To Teapot Hill

After last nights shenanigans, (sorry Sam Had to add it) Beers and a great meal (thanks Sam and Shelley) we had a bit of a hangover, I just can’t handle it like I used to but I still couldn’t waste the day away. 569 more words