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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

Urban focus for World Wetlands Day


'Wetlands for a sustainable future' is the theme for World Wetlands Day 2018. This international celebration of the significance of wetland environments is held annually on 2 February.More

Stage Three of Three Capes Track complete


Stage Three of the award-winning Three Capes Track has now been completed. The Cape Raoul and Shipstern Bluff lookout tracks have been upgraded to a class 3 dry boot standard track consistent with the existing Three Capes walks.More

Seaplane flights to visit more destinations in Tasmania's parks


The Tasmanian Government has approved a commercial licence to Tasmanian Air Adventures to expand its tourist seaplane flights to more destinations within Tasmania's parks and reserves.

The licence also allows Tasmanian Air Adventures to offer limited flights to more destinations including: the Southwest National Park, encompassing the Celery Top Islands, Forest Lagoon, Schooner Cove and Bramble Cove and Lake Pedder; Recherche Bay, within the Recherche Bay Nature Recreation Area; and Hazards Beach within Freycinet National Park.

Flights to Lake St Clair will also be offered under a trial arrangement for the next 12 months, with an independent survey of park visitors to be undertaken.

The licence has been granted following a trial period that found there were no adverse social or environmental impacts with the additional flights.