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Tasmania's first signal station has been restored more than 200 years since it began operation on Mount Nelson.
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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.