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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

Wineglass Bay track upgrade complete


One of Tasmania's most iconic tourism experiences, the walk to Wineglass Bay from the lookout to the beach, has now re-opened after a $500,000 upgrade initiated through the Government's Tourism Infrastructure in Parks fund.

Tourism opportunity for Tasman Island


Tourists could soon enjoy the beautiful Tasman National Park from the air, as a change to the management plan could open it up for sensitive and appropriate aircraft access.More

Invitation to comment on proposed development at Pumphouse Point


The Parks and Wildlife Service is encouraging people to put forward their views about a proposed tourism development at Pumphouse Point within the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.

The proposal is the result of an expression of interest called by the Tasmanian Government in 2004. As a result of that expression, Simon Currant & Associates have submitted a proposal for a tourism development at the former Hydro-Electric Commission site at Pumphouse Point, Lake St Clair.

The proposal is now entering the assessment period and it will require thorough assessment at all three levels of government; local, state and federal.

The public is now invited to comment on the Draft Development Plan, Environmental Management Plan and Site Plan for the Proposed Development at Pumphouse Point. Copies of the plan may be inspected at Service Tasmania in Devonport, Launceston and Hobart and the Parks and Wildlife Service office at Lake St Clair. The plan is also available on the Parks and Wildlife Service website here .

The closing date for representations is 3 March, 2008.