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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

Whale stranding at Ocean Beach


There has been a stranding of 27 pilot whales on Ocean Beach near Strahan.

Seventeen of the whales are alive and 10 have died.

Parks and Wildlife Service staff are on site and marine conservation officers from the Department of Primary Industries and Water are on the way to the stranding.

Those on site will attempt to minimise any distress to the stranded whales while a strategy about saving the stranded whales is developed.

Conditions on the beach are currently favourable however a change in the weather this afternoon is expected to bring increased wind and surf.