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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 Freycinet National Park Management Plan 2004 (altering the Freycinet National Park, Wye River State Reserve Management Plan 2000)

The full version of the Freycinet National Park Management Plan 2004 (altering the Freycinet National Park, Wye River State Reserve Management Plan 2000) can be downloaded as a PDF File (1300 Kb)

Summary

Freycinet National Park is currently managed in accordance with a statutory management plan, the Freycinet National Park, Wye River State Reserve Management Plan 2000. This new plan, if approved, will have the effect of altering the 2000 plan in specific areas.

The reasons for preparing this plan are twofold. Firstly, it has been prepared to provide for the construction and operation of extended potable water storage capacity in the Middleton Creek Tinfield area.

Secondly, it has been prepared to provide for redevelopment of the Wineglass Bay lookout track.

Section 2 of this plan sets out background on the water storage proposal, while Section 3 sets out background on the lookout track proposal. Section 4 sets out the proposed changes to the plan.

The management of the Freycinet National Park will be governed by the Freycinet National Park, Wye River State Reserve Management Plan 2000 and this plan read together.