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Overland Track bookings open with a rush


Tasmania's iconic world-renowned bushwalks are a key driver behind the boom in visitor numbers to the state, and bookings for the Overland Track walking season have opened with a rush for the peak summer period.More

Works under way to improve safety at Bruny Island Neck


Bruny Island Main Road at The Neck will soon be a safer environment for road users, visitors and wildlife, with road and car park improvements starting this week.More

Productive summer on the Overland Track


The Overland Track's summer works program has seen gains in sanitation, historic heritage conservation works and track improvements.More

Projects Funded by National Parks Entry Fees

Your park entry fee forms a major part of the funding for national park and reserve management throughout Tasmania. The many facilities provide visitors with a range of options to maximise their safety and enjoyment within Tasmania's world class system of parks and reserves.

Current Projects Funded by National Parks Entry Fees 2013/14

In 2013/14, your contribution has provided funds for the following projects. Total expenditure was $4,604,345. 

Ben Lomond National Park

Skifield Operations and Maintenance

Cradle Mountain / Lake St Clair National Park

Shuttle Bus

Waste Water Treatment – Operations and Maintenance

Sewerage Treatment

Freycinet National Park

Visitor Centre Operations

Hartz Mountains

Operations and Maintenance

Hastings Caves State Reserve

Cave and Pool Visitor Services

Maria Island National Park

Operations and Maintenance

Sea Vessel

Mt Field National Park

Visitor Centre Operations

Mt William National Park

Operations and Maintenance

Narawntapu National Park

Operations and Maintenance

South Bruny National Park

Operations and Maintenance

Southwest National Park

Huonville / Melaleuca / Cockle Creek / Maatsuyker Island - Operations and Maintenance 

Southwest Conservation Area

Weed Eradication

Tasman National Park

Fortescue Bay Campground Caretaker and Maintenance

Walls of Jerusalem National Park

Operations and Maintenance



Visitor Reception Officers

Aboriginal Trainee Ranger Program

Improvements to PWS asset record system

Liffey Falls Contribution

Research Rolling Surveys

Discovery Ranger Program

Seasonal Fire Crew

West Coast Weed and Fire Management Strategy

Asset Maintenance

Marine Reserve Management and Monitoring

SE Ramsar Project

The following web pages list projects funded by park entry fees in previous financial years: