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Encounter Maria Island

20/10/2017

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

19/10/2017

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

16/10/2017

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

Wielangta Road bridges complete

31/07/2017

The replacement of four bridges on Wielangta Road is now complete, signalling a major step forward in the overall upgrade of the road.


Wielangta Road is an attractive forest drive connecting Orford to Kellevie Road and the Arthur Highway, providing a picturesque scenic drive into the tourism hot spots on the East Coast.


The new bridges are part of a $2.3 million project to upgrade the road that will also include upgrading the surface of the gravel road and associated drainage works. This will improve the road's long-term sustainability as a tourism route.


The new bridges are built to withstand a one-in-100 year flood and replace bridges that were damaged and destroyed during the 2016 floods.


It will provide tourists with a safer and more reliable experience when exploring the state's stunning natural areas as they play a vital role in the vision of attracting 1.5 million visitors to the state by 2020.

Wielangta Road bridges complete

The new Pony Bottom bridge.