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Visitor safety under the spotlight in new walker safety video

16/04/2018

Visitor safety in Tasmania's national parks and reserves has received a major investment with a suite of projects, including a new feature video on bushwalking preparation and safety.More

Draft Frenchmans Cap Recreation Zone Plan 2018

12/04/2018

The Parks and Wildlife Service has released the Draft Recreation Zone Plan 2018 for the Frenchmans Cap area.More

Redeveloped Lake Tahune Hut now open

12/04/2018

A locally designed and built, energy-efficient and sustainable hut is now welcoming bushwalkers at Lake Tahune on the Frenchmans Cap Track in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.More

Maria Island National Park and Ile Des Phoques Nature Reserve Management Plan 1998

The full version of the Maria Island National Park and Ile Des Phoques Nature Reserve Management Plan 1998 can be downloaded as a PDF File (1 958 Kb).

Summary

The Maria Island National Park and Ile Des Phoques Nature Reserve Management Plan 1998 was produced in accordance with the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1970. The management plan is comprised of three parts. Part A gives an account of the features of the Park and the Reserve that set the context and requirements for the management objectives and prescriptions which follow in Parts B and C. Part B sets out the values, significance, goals and management objectives. Part C sets out the prescriptions for management necessary for achieving the management objectives for the Park and the Reserve. Parts B and C constitute the plan as required by the Act. Appendices do not form part of the statutory management plan. The plan may only be varied in accordance with the procedures set out in Sections 19 and 20 of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1970 and, in any case, will be reviewed five years after approval of the plan by the Governor.