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Explore Three Capes this August

12/07/2018

Tasmania's award-winning Three Capes Track has been a runaway hit with walkers, with more than 28,000 local, national and international visitors completing it since it opened in December 2015.More

Flags fly at Mount Nelson once again

26/06/2018

Tasmania's first signal station has been restored more than 200 years since it began operation on Mount Nelson.
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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

An opportunity to contribute to Tasmania's World Heritage Area

28/11/2006

Tasmanians with a range of experience have the opportunity to help preserve one of the State's most valuable assets - the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA).

The Australian and Tasmanian governments are seeking members for the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Consultative Committee (TWWHACC).

"The World Heritage Area is the jewel in the crown of Tasmania's natural beauty and the Committee plays a crucial role," said Minister for Tourism, Arts and the Environment, Paula Wriedt.

The consultative committee was formed in 1985 as part of a joint management arrangement between the Australian and Tasmanian Governments. It comments on the identification, protection, conservation, presentation and management of the TWWHA.

"The membership is broad-based and represents the scientific community, Aboriginal community, recreational interests, local government, conservation interests, industry and tourism," said Chair Malcolm Wells.

Members are appointed for three years and generally meet four times a year.

Expressions of interest are being sought from people with expertise in adventure tourism; conservation advocacy; forest management; trade unionism: established practices and recreational use of the TWWHA.

To receive an information pack, please contact Brent Blackburn on telephone (03) 6233 2592 or email Brent.Blackburn@parks.tas.gov.au.