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Explore Three Capes this August

12/07/2018

Tasmania's award-winning Three Capes Track has been a runaway hit with walkers, with more than 28,000 local, national and international visitors completing it since it opened in December 2015.More

Flags fly at Mount Nelson once again

26/06/2018

Tasmania's first signal station has been restored more than 200 years since it began operation on Mount Nelson.
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Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation

22/03/2018

Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.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.