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Three Capes Track special winter offer


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.More

Tenders called for Mt Mawson shelter


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

Local company awarded contract to replace Lake Tahune Hut and facilities


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.More

Projects Funded by National Parks Entry Fees

Your park entry fee forms a major part of the funding for national park and reserve management throughout Tasmania. The many facilities provide visitors with a range of options to maximise their safety and enjoyment within Tasmania's world class system of parks and reserves.

Current Projects Funded by National Parks Entry Fees 2013/14

In 2013/14, your contribution has provided funds for the following projects. Total expenditure was $4,604,345. 

Ben Lomond National Park

Skifield Operations and Maintenance

Cradle Mountain / Lake St Clair National Park

Shuttle Bus

Waste Water Treatment – Operations and Maintenance

Sewerage Treatment

Freycinet National Park

Visitor Centre Operations

Hartz Mountains

Operations and Maintenance

Hastings Caves State Reserve

Cave and Pool Visitor Services

Maria Island National Park

Operations and Maintenance

Sea Vessel

Mt Field National Park

Visitor Centre Operations

Mt William National Park

Operations and Maintenance

Narawntapu National Park

Operations and Maintenance

South Bruny National Park

Operations and Maintenance

Southwest National Park

Huonville / Melaleuca / Cockle Creek / Maatsuyker Island - Operations and Maintenance 

Southwest Conservation Area

Weed Eradication

Tasman National Park

Fortescue Bay Campground Caretaker and Maintenance

Walls of Jerusalem National Park

Operations and Maintenance



Visitor Reception Officers

Aboriginal Trainee Ranger Program

Improvements to PWS asset record system

Liffey Falls Contribution

Research Rolling Surveys

Discovery Ranger Program

Seasonal Fire Crew

West Coast Weed and Fire Management Strategy

Asset Maintenance

Marine Reserve Management and Monitoring

SE Ramsar Project

The following web pages list projects funded by park entry fees in previous financial years: