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Celebrating the achievements of landcarers


The Tamar Island Wetland Cares Volunteer Group has been recognised in the 2017 Landcare Tasmania Awards.More

Horsetail Falls walk now open


Visitors to the West Coast are in for some spectacular views on the new Horsetail Falls walk near Queenstown.More

Bruny Island Neck lookout re-opens


The walkways and lookout at the Bruny Island Neck will re-open to the public today, following the completion of a new, larger car park that will provide improved access to the popular lookout.More

Parks Fees Fund a Wide Range of Park Facilities


Your park entry fee forms a major part of the funding for National Park and Reserve management throughout Tasmania. The many facilities provide visitors with a range of options to maximise their safety and enjoyment within Tasmania's world class system of parks and reserves.

Projects Funded by National Parks Entry Fees in 2003/2004

In 2003/2004 your contribution has provided funds for the following projects totalling $2,150,000:

Cradle Mt - Lake St Clair National Park
Cradle Mt Visitor Reception staff
Track maintenance
Overland track toilet maintenance
Hut Warden support
Lake St Clair visitor reception staff
Cynthia Bay day visit facilities
Lake St Clair track works
Lake St Clair Visitor Centre maintenance

Southwest National Park
Track maintenance
Cockle Creek camping services
Maatsuyker Volunteer Caretaker support

Hartz Mountains National Park
Day use facilities

South Bruny National Park
Track and picnic site maintenance

Freycinet National Park
Visitor Reception staff
Shouten Island weed control
Freycinet toilet cleaning
Day use visitor facilities
Campground maintenance

Maria Island National Park
Visitor Reception staff

Mt William National Park

Narawntapu National Park
Visitor Reception staff

Rocky Cape National Park
Track maintenance and development
Boat ramp parking
Fire management

Mole Creek Karst National Park

Mt Field National Park
Track works
Lake Dobson visitor facilities
Mt Field day visitor facilities
Visitor Recaption staff

Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park
East Pillinger trackwork and jetty
Trackwork and portage maintenance

Tasman National Park
Fortescue Bay campground works
Dangerous tree management

Ben Lomond National Park
Ski Field works
Road maintenance
Track work

Parks and Wildlife Service web site
Summer Ranger Program
Walker Safety Displays
Adopt a Track volunteers
Visitor Reception and Field Officer trainee program
Pre-visit and on-site information brochures

The following web pages list projects funded by park entry fees in previous financial years: