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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

Improved Park Pass System for our National Parks

06/08/2019

The Parks and Wildlife Service will implement a new park pass system for our national parks in May next year.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.