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Safety alert: COVID-19 Update
From 25/6/2020, last reviewed 3/7/2020

​​​Most Parks and Wildlife Service facilities have reopened to the public following the closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Visitors must continue to adhere to physical distancing standards and Public Health regulations​.

Please check the alerts page before planning your visit to ensure that you are aware of any access or restrictions that may still be in place. ​


Frankland Range
Frankland Range (photograph: Dan Broun)
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World Heritage Areas
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Alerts for World Heritage Areas in Tasmanian Parks

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Safety alert: COVID-19 Update
From 25/6/2020, last reviewed 3/7/2020

​​​Most Parks and Wildlife Service facilities have reopened to the public following the closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Visitors must continue to adhere to physical distancing standards and Public Health regulations​.

Please check the alerts page before planning your visit to ensure that you are aware of any access or restrictions that may still be in place. ​


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​The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ​(UNESCO) encourages the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity.

Sites inscribed on the UNESCO ​​World Heritage List​ possess a considerable diversity of features which are of outstanding universal significance.​

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​A number of Tasmanian sites have been approved as World Heritage Areas with examples of natural or cultural significance ​ranging from unique convict heritage, to islands of outstanding geological significance, and ​​​one of the largest temperate natural areas in the world.​

​​The Parks and Wildlife Service is responsible for the sustainable management of​ the following World Heritage Areas​: