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Exciting new proposal for Tasmania's South East Cape


Award-winning local tourism operator Ian Johnstone can now progress a new project to lease and licence negotiations under the Tourism Opportunities in Tasmania's National Parks, Reserves and Crown Land process.More

Wineglass Bay track upgrade complete


One of Tasmania's most iconic tourism experiences, the walk to Wineglass Bay from the lookout to the beach, has now re-opened after a $500,000 upgrade initiated through the Government's Tourism Infrastructure in Parks fund.

Tourism opportunity for Tasman Island


Tourists could soon enjoy the beautiful Tasman National Park from the air, as a change to the management plan could open it up for sensitive and appropriate aircraft access.More

Celebrating World Ranger Day


The Hodgman Liberal Government recognises the hard-working people working in Tasmania's national parks as part of World Ranger Day today.

The annual celebration highlights the work of rangers to protect the world's natural and cultural treasures and commemorates rangers killed or injured in the line of duty.

Tasmania's tourism industry is booming thanks in no small part to our stunning natural areas, and World Ranger Day allows us to reflect both on what is involved in managing the State's reserves and also give thanks to our Parks staff for maintaining our parks and reserves.

The Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service includes more than 400 staff in a wide variety of roles such as rangers, field officers, engineers, geographic information systems (GIS) specialists, visitor services officers, community engagment officers, historic heritage, interpretation and education officers, fire crews, fire management officers, accredited building, marketing, communications and administration officers.

World Ranger Day is promoted by the 63 member associations of the International Ranger Federation and its partner, the Thin Green Line Foundation. Donations to the Thin Green Line Foundation can be made at www.thingreenline.org.au