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Upgrade for Wineglass Bay Track

15/05/2017

Freycinet is the State's most visited national park, with 286,000 visitors in 2016, with about 34 per cent of visitors to Freycinet walking to the Wineglass Bay beach.More

New ecotourism experience at Narawntapu

15/05/2017

Tasmania's parks and reserves are extraordinary and the Hodgman Liberal Government's Expression of Interest (EOI) process is allowing the world to experience it through sensitive and appropriate developments in our national parks and World Heritage areas.More

International award for Three Capes Track

12/05/2017

The Three Capes Track has been recognized internationally, with the experience winning the International Planning and Design Award by American Trails at the International Trails Symposium in Dayton, Ohio.More

News Archive

May 2017

Upgrade for Wineglass Bay Track

15/05/2017

Freycinet is the State's most visited national park, with 286,000 visitors in 2016, with about 34 per cent of visitors to Freycinet walking to the Wineglass Bay beach.

New ecotourism experience at Narawntapu

15/05/2017

Tasmania's parks and reserves are extraordinary and the Hodgman Liberal Government's Expression of Interest (EOI) process is allowing the world to experience it through sensitive and appropriate developments in our national parks and World Heritage areas.

International award for Three Capes Track

12/05/2017

The Three Capes Track has been recognized internationally, with the experience winning the International Planning and Design Award by American Trails at the International Trails Symposium in Dayton, Ohio.

Remedial works to Regatta Point foreshore

09/05/2017

Remedial works to the foreshore at Regatta Point in Strahan have begun.

Students discover the magic of Maria Island

05/05/2017

Tasmanian students have the opportunity to discover the rich heritage and experience native wildlife at a new Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) School Discovery Camp on Maria Island.

Blue Derby Pods Ride

02/05/2017

The new Blue Derby Pods Ride will further enhance Tasmania's reputation as a world class eco-tourism destination.

Master plan for Freycinet

01/05/2017

Freycinet is one of the absolute jewels in Tasmania's crown.

Tender for Cradle shuttle service

01/05/2017

A tender to provide the shuttle bus service to Dove Lake at Cradle Mountain is being advertised.

April 2017

Three Capes Track special winter offer

27/04/2017

Tasmania's award-winning Three Capes Track has been a huge hit with walkers, with a total of 14,495 local, national and international visitors since opening in December 2015.

March 2017

Tenders called for Mt Mawson shelter

27/03/2017

Tenders have been called for the construction of a new public shelter at Mt Mawson within Mount Field National Park.

Local company awarded contract to replace Lake Tahune Hut and facilities

22/03/2017

Westbury company Valley Workshop has been awarded the contract to demolish and replace the hut and toilet facilities at Lake Tahune on the Frenchmans Cap walking track, a project worth $450,000.

Upgrading the Dip Falls viewing experience

14/03/2017

The visitor experience at Dip Falls in the State's North-West will soon be enhanced thanks to the construction of new stairs, allowing visitors to admire the spectacular view and natural wonder of the falls.

Remedial works to Regatta Point, Strahan

14/03/2017

Tenders are being called to undertake repairs to foreshore land in and around Regatta Point at Strahan.

February 2017

Tassie the toast of Australian tourism, again

28/02/2017

For the third year running, Tasmania has dominated the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards, winning more medals than any other state.

Visitors returning to flood-affected sites

28/02/2017

Visitors are returning in droves to some of Tasmania's best natural tourism sites after devastating floods caused extensive damage last year.

Wielangta Road bridge construction under way

20/02/2017

Work has begun this week on the replacement of four bridges on Wielangta Road as part of a $1.2 million project to upgrade the road.

Improving tourism assets at Heritage Landing

03/02/2017

The iconic Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Gordon River cruise tourism experience is set for a major upgrade with facilities at Heritage Landing to be upgraded.

January 2017

Opportunities for Aboriginal trainee rangers

30/01/2017

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is seeking applications for six Aboriginal trainee rangers as part of a partnership program between the Tasmanian Government and the Australian Government's Working on Country program.

Reducing the risk of flood debris beach fires

27/01/2017

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS), in conjunction with the Tasmania Fire Service (TFS) and the Central Coast Council, this week completed a controlled burn at Picnic Point, Ulverstone, to reduce the risk from flood debris fires on the beach.

Warning to visitors after Shipstern Bluff collapse

17/01/2017

The Parks and Wildlife Service is installing signs at Shipstern Bluff track warning visitors not to approach the cliff area or the recent rock fall at the base of the bluff, following a significant collapse.

An improved South Coast Track experience

13/01/2017

The South Coast Track is one of Tasmania's great bushwalks that attracts 1200 walkers per year and recent works on the track are now bearing fruit and improving the experience.