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Encounter Maria Island


Encounter Maria Island's new ferry Osprey V, that will allow even more visitors to enjoy one of the State's best tourism attractions, was launched today.More

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

A fantastic summer opportunity at Freycinet


The Parks and Wildlife Service and Wildcare Friends of Freycinet are keen to hear from people that love the outdoors, enjoy meeting with fellow campers and are independent workers, for summer programs in Freycinet National Park.

Freycinet and Wildcare Inc are hosting three programs this summer, tracks wardens for the Freycinet Peninsula, Schouten Island volunteer campground hosts and Lagoons Beach campground hosts.

The placements are for two week periods between December 2014 and April 2015, but can be longer or shorter by negotiation. Applications close on 16 October 2014. For more information and an application pack, contact Fiona Everts on 03 6256 7011 or Fiona.Everts@parks.tas.gov.au or Rob Connell on 6256 7003 or Robert.Connell@parks.tas.gov.au.

A fantastic summer opportunity at Freycinet

There's nothing like a spot of fishing to unwind at the end of a day's work. Volunteer Chris Barber on Cooks Beach.

A fantastic summer opportunity at Freycinet

Field officer Marty Wells with volunteers Christine and David Harris at Friendly Beaches.

A fantastic summer opportunity at Freycinet

Volunteer track warden Chris Barber hard at work.