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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

New Shipwreck Profiles now online


In October 2003, after weeks of high seas, the partly intact hull of a shipwreck was reported near the Arthur River. The location of the site and the size of the surviving structure identified the wreck as the Alert.

Information on the Alert is now available online as part of our series on the Shipwrecks of Tasmania.

While you're browsing our profiles of Tasmania's shipwrecks, take a look at our new section on the excavations that have recently taken place on Preservation Island in search for the encampment of the survivors of the Sydney Cove shipwreck, and a new, interactive profile of the wreck site of the Tasman.