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Celebrating the achievements of landcarers

04/12/2017

The Tamar Island Wetland Cares Volunteer Group has been recognised in the 2017 Landcare Tasmania Awards.More

Horsetail Falls walk now open

15/11/2017

Visitors to the West Coast are in for some spectacular views on the new Horsetail Falls walk near Queenstown.More

Bruny Island Neck lookout re-opens

10/11/2017

The walkways and lookout at the Bruny Island Neck will re-open to the public today, following the completion of a new, larger car park that will provide improved access to the popular lookout.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.