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Parks and Wildlife Service in tourism awards

15/10/2018

Two key Parks and Wildlife Service enterprises have been listed as finalists in this year's Tasmanian Tourism Awards.More

Tasmania's Next Iconic Walk

28/09/2018

The call is out to find Tasmania's next world-class walking experience.More

Changes to private vehicle access to Dove Lake

25/09/2018

From 22 October 2018, private vehicle access into Cradle Mountain National Park will be restricted during shuttle bus operating hours to ensure visitor safety.More

Tarkine Drive visitor facility upgrades

17/09/2018

A tender has been advertised for upgrades to visitor sites on the Tarkine Drive.


Visitor facilities at Julius River and Milkshake Hill will be upgraded to improve the visitor experience as a result of a $500,000 investment by the Tasmanian Government.


At Julius River, picnic facilities will be upgraded, track maintenance will be carried out on the Short River Walk and a carpark assessment will be undertaken.


At Milkshake Hills, the picnic shelter roof will be replaced and interpretive signage installed.


The $500,000 investment into these visitor service site upgrades is part of a $2 million commitment by the government for the upgrade of Sumac Road on the Tarkine Drive route.


The tender for these works is now being advertised, with works expected to be completed by March 2019.


Tender documents are available at https://www.tenders.tas.gov.au/. Submissions close on Wednesday, 3 October 2018 at 2pm.