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Have your say on Freycinet

12/06/2018

Public comment is now invited on the Draft Freycinet Peninsula Master Plan.More

Ben Lomond recovery works update

31/05/2018

Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) will oversee the recovery works at Ben Lomond after a recent fire destroyed essential infrastructure.More

Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation

22/03/2018

Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.More

New guide highlights Tasmanian summer activities

22/11/2006

A colourful and informative guide highlighting a range of summer activities offered by the Department of Tourism, Arts and the Environment was launched at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery today.

The full- colour Tasmania's Summer Discoveries Guide lists an amazing variety of events, programs and exhibitions which showcase the State's unique cultural and natural assets.

The guide highlights activities in national parks, archaeological digs, outdoor theatre experiences, festivals and a chance to see some internationally acclaimed exhibitions.

Summer Discoveries is designed to inspire Tasmanians to get out and about and enjoy the fantastic opportunities available across the State. It is also full of useful suggestions if you are entertaining visiting friends and relatives this festive season.

Three pages of the guide are devoted to Discovery Ranger activities in parks and reserves including slide nights, games for children, after-dark wildlife prowls and rockpool rambles.

It also lists a range of special events being held at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and the Port Arthur Historic Site.

Festivals, major sporting fixtures and carnivals sponsored by Events Tasmania are also all included.

Tasmanian Visitor Information Centres are listed on the back cover of the guide providing both tourists and locals with a resource for tips on touring the state.

The guide will be available at the Visitor Information Centres and will also be distributed throughout Tasmania in newspapers on Saturday 25 November.

It can be downloaded from the Discover Tasmania website www.discovertasmania.com.

New guide highlights Tasmanian summer activities
New guide highlights Tasmanian summer activities
New guide highlights Tasmanian summer activities