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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

Summary of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan 2002 (Altering the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan 1999)

The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan 2002 (Altering the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan 1999 in the Cockle Creek East Area) is available as a PDF for download:

Summary

This plan has been prepared to provide for the construction and operation of an Eco-Tourism Development on a site located on the coast between the mouth of Cockle Creek and Fishers Point. The proposal was initially known as the Planter Beach Eco-Tourism Development but the site is now being referred to as Cockle Creek East. The management of the WHA (as defined on page 17 of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan 1999) will be governed by the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan 1999 and this plan read together.