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Fly Neighbourly Advice for the Tasman National Park


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


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


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

Port Davey Marine Reserve


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This map is an edited version of a map that is available to purchase. See our General Publications.
Note: This map is not intended for navigational use.

Map of Port Davey

  • This map specifies the extent and zoning of the marine nature reserve at Port Davey. 
  • The blue-shaded marine area is both national park under Section 3 of the Nature Conservation Act 2002 and marine nature reserve under Rule 3 of the Fisheries Rules 1999.
  • Coordinates in this plan are based on the GDA94 datum.
  • Fishing is not permitted in the “No Take Zone”.
  • Types of fishing that are permitted in the “Restricted Take Zone” are specified in the Fisheries Rules 1999 and include:

    (a) taking abalone by diving;

    (b) taking rock lobster by –
          (i) diving; or
          (ii) rock lobster pots; or
          (iii) rock lobster rings;

    (c) taking scalefish by –
          (i) trolling; or
          (ii) line fishing with five or less hooks.
  • Fishing in the Restricted Take Zone is subject to the requirements of the Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 including fishing licences.
  • All mammals, birds, reptiles and plants are protected regardless of zoning.