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Fly Neighbourly Advice for the Tasman National Park

24/08/2019

Public comment is invited on the draft Tasman National Park Fly Neighbourly Advice. The draft Fly Neighbourly Advice has been prepared by the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service in response to increasing air traffic over the Tasman National Park.More

Hybrid diesel-electric shuttle buses at Cradle Mountain - a first for National p

19/08/2019

When you next visit Cradle Mountain you will be able to step aboard one of the new hybrid, diesel-electric, shuttle buses on your trip to Dove Lake. These new buses will reduce emissions and deliver a quieter, all mobility friendly, visitor experience.More

AFAC Independent Operational Review of the 2018-19 bushfires

08/08/2019

Following the 2018-19 bushfires the Tasmanian Government commissioned an independent report by the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Council to review the overall response and identify areas where more can be done to improve the State's response andMore

9. Southwest National Park

Parks for all People - Access for the mobility impaired in Tasmania's national parks and reserves

Take the A10 from Hobart to New Norfolk, then B62 and B61 to Maydena. Teds Beach is on the Strathgordon Road, and Edgar Campground off the C607.

The Southwest National Park encompasses some of the finest and most rugged wilderness country in Australia. Teds Beach Campground is at the northern end of Lake Pedder. The campground is flat and accessible, more suited to campervans than tents. Accessible toilets, picnic tables and BBQs are within one building at the campsite. Located at the southern end of Lake Pedder, Edgar Campground is relatively flat and accessible, with a number of sheltered and unsheltered picnic areas and BBQs. There is an accessible toilet facility, although wheelchair users may require assistance with the path leading to the building.