Inland Fisheries Service News

Track open sign
March 29, 2023

Lake Kay and Double Lagoon tracks open

The Inland Fisheries Service (IFS) upgrades to the Lake Kay and Double Lagoon vehicle tracks in the Western Lakes are almost complete. Both tracks have been reopened to traffic.

Aerial view of Little Pine boat ramp
March 28, 2023

Little Pine Lagoon boat ramp upgrade

The Little Pine Lagoon boat ramp upgrade is scheduled to commence on 11th April 2023 and be completed at the end of May 2023. The boat ramp will be closed to the public for this period. An alternative launching site is available at Little Pine Lagoon Road approximately 500m to the north. The water level...

Lake Leake work barges
March 28, 2023

Lake Leake Boat Ramp closure

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Lake Leake boat ramp will be closure will now occur  from 9.30 am Wednesday 29th March 2023. Sub41 Construction Management and Tas Divers Group will be loading out construction equipment using the Lake Leake boat ramp and associated car park on the above mentioned days.  For safety reasons, the area will...

March 23, 2023

Western Lakes track closure extended

Works to upgrade the Lake Kay and Double Lagoon tracks in the Western Lakes is progressing well with gravelling and grading underway on both tracks. The tracks will remain closed until Tuesday 28th March. Please follow all signs and speed limits. Anglers will experience improved access when the works are completed. Your patience is appreciated.

March 22, 2023

Have your say on Tarraleah’s future

Hydro Tasmania is progressing its assessment of a new future for the Tarraleah hydropower scheme. Tarraleah is an important part of the Battery of the Nation project which is about upgrading the existing hydropower system and adding new pumped hydro in the future.  Hydro Tasmania has now started the Federal Government environmental approvals process relating...