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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

Waterhouse Conservation Area

Access

The Waterhouse Conservation Area lies on the north-east coast of Tasmania about 100 km north-east of Launceston and about 50 km east of Bridport.

Access into the reserve is provided from the Waterhouse (B82) Road. Branching off the Waterhouse Road are minor roads to the reserve, including Blackmans Lagoon Road and Homestead Road. Off Homestead Road, access to Big Waterhouse Lake is via Big Waterhouse Lake Road.

Homestead Road accesses the principal day use and camping areas in the north. The southern section known as Blackmans Lagoon is accessed by the Blackmans Lagoon Road which runs off the B82.