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100 years on, Old Pelion Hut retains its charm

19/09/2017

One of Tasmania's favourite historic mountain huts, Old Pelion Hut in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, is celebrating its centenary this year.More

Future-proofing our tourism icons

18/09/2017

Environment and Parks Minister Matthew Groom has announced that $8 million will be allocated to upgrade vital infrastructure in our parks and reserves over the next two years.More

Tenders advertised for Freycinet Master Plan

28/08/2017

Freycinet is one of the absolute jewels in Tasmania's crown, with locals and visitors flocking to the area in droves to experience one of the world's most stunning areas.
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Cloudy Bay Marine Conservation Area

The Cloudy Bay Lagoon Marine Conservation Area is located within Cloudy Bay Lagoon in the south of Bruny Island.

Cloudy Bay Marine Conservation Area 

The reserve occupies 480.1 hectares and incorporates the Cloudy Bay Lagoon inlet system which contains seagrass and shallow sediment microalgae, a highly productive environment. The inlet is of high conservation value and is considered to be the most pristine marine inlet in the Bruny Bioregion.

The area was proclaimed a conservation area under the Nature Conservation Act 2002 on 9 December 2009. This reserve class provides for the protection and maintenance of the natural and cultural values of the area and the sustainable use of natural resources.

Fishing is permitted in the reserve. Rules and regulations relating to recreational fishing in Tasmania can be found in the Recreational Sea Fishing Guide.