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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

New guide highlights Tasmanian summer activities


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