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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

Summary of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan 2002 (Altering the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan 1999)

The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan 2002 (Altering the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan 1999 in the Cockle Creek East Area) is available as a PDF for download:

Summary

This plan has been prepared to provide for the construction and operation of an Eco-Tourism Development on a site located on the coast between the mouth of Cockle Creek and Fishers Point. The proposal was initially known as the Planter Beach Eco-Tourism Development but the site is now being referred to as Cockle Creek East. The management of the WHA (as defined on page 17 of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan 1999) will be governed by the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan 1999 and this plan read together.