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Easter safety is paramount for our parks and reserves

18/04/2019

The Parks and Wildlife Service encourages visitors and Tasmanians alike to get outdoors and get active - especially in our parks and reserves.More

Good news, Hartz Mountain National Park and other tracks are open!

17/04/2019

In time for Easter walking, PWS have been able to re-open a number of tracks.More

New Mt Mawson Shelter officially opened ahead of ski season

29/03/2019

The new Mt Mawson Public Shelter was today officially opened and will provide a new level of amenity for southern Tasmania's only ski field, as well as upgraded facilities for bushwalkers heading to the iconic Tarn Shelf walk in Mt Field National Park.More

Three Capes Track Economic Impact of Additional Day Walk Visitors

The full version of the Three Capes Track Economic Impact of Additional Day Walk Visitors is available for download as a PDF [188 KB].

A report on the economic impact of additional day walk visitors was released in February 2010. The focus of this research was to estimate the additional economic benefits that could occur for Tasmania (and specifically for the Tasman Peninsula region) as a result of additional visitors being attracted to the region to experience parts of the new track as day walks.

The report, prepared by KPMG, found that the Tasmanian economy could benefit by up to $188 million per annum and 1563 jobs by 2017 through increased day walk visitors as a result of the development of the Three Capes Track. The report also found that the Tasman Peninsula economy would benefit by up to $43.75 million annually and 323 jobs.

The Tourism Industry Council of Tasmania, Tourism Tasmania and Parks and Wildlife Service were joint funding partners of the study.