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Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation


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

Upgraded Julius River bridges improve visitor access


Bridge upgrades at the Julius River Regional Reserve are now complete.More

Viewing platform upgrades for Rocky Cape's Aboriginal heritage sites


Two viewing platforms have been replaced as part of visitor facility improvements at Rocky Cape National Park on the North-West Coast. The platforms are at the Lee Archer Cave and South Cave sites, which have highly significant Aboriginal heritage values.More

Summary of Ben Lomond Management Plan 1998

The full version of the Ben Lomond Management Plan can be downloaded as a PDF (295 Kb).

Constituent maps are available as separate PDF files:

Map 1: Location and Boundaries (2041 Kb) 
Map 2: Boundaries Skiifield Development Area (718 Kb) 
Map 3: Vegetation of the Ben Lomond Plateau (1140 Kb)
Map 4: Park Management Zones (1640 Kb)


The Management Plan for the Ben Lomond National Park has been prepared in accordance with the requirements of part IV of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1970.

A draft of this plan was released for public comment in accordance with statutory requirements from 7 June 1997 until 19 September 1997. This plan is a modified version of that draft, having been varied to take account of public input during that period and the views of the National Parks and Wildlife Advisory Council.

This management plan was approved by His Excellency the Governor-in-Council on 2 November 1998 and took effect on 16 December 1998, being seven days after publication of that approval in the Government Gazette. The provisions of Section 28 of the plan, which authorise the exercise of certain statutory powers, were approved by both Houses of the Parliament of Tasmania on 22 June 1999 in accordance with Section 21(3AA) of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1970 and gazetted in accordance with Section 21(3A) of the Act.

The management plan provides considerable detail on the natural and cultural heritage of the park, and the management objectives and prescriptions