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Progress on Cradle Mountain Master Plan


An important milestone in the Cradle Mountain Master Plan project has been reached following a competitive tender process, with Cumulus Studio chosen to design the Cradle Mountain gateway precinct and the Dove Lake viewing shelter.More

Exciting new proposal for Tasmania's South East Cape


Award-winning local tourism operator Ian Johnstone can now progress a new project to lease and licence negotiations under the Tourism Opportunities in Tasmania's National Parks, Reserves and Crown Land process.More

Wineglass Bay track upgrade complete


One of Tasmania's most iconic tourism experiences, the walk to Wineglass Bay from the lookout to the beach, has now re-opened after a $500,000 upgrade initiated through the Government's Tourism Infrastructure in Parks fund.

Frenchmans Cap walking track closed for fire management burns


The Parks and Wildlife Service advises that fire management burns will be undertaken from 4 April through to 7 April at Loddon Plains in the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park. 

During this time the Frenchmans Cap walking track will be closed.

The planned burn commences at the junction of the Loddon and South Loddon Rivers. The burn is bounded to the west by the walking track and the east by the South Loddon River, extending south for approximately three kilometres.

The burn may generate a great deal of smoke.

Please follow directions of the fire crew working on the ground and respect any signage present during the burning operation.

Further Information: PWS Queenstown field centre - 6471 5920