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Fly Neighbourly Advice for the Tasman National Park


Public comment is invited on the draft Tasman National Park Fly Neighbourly Advice. The draft Fly Neighbourly Advice has been prepared by the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service in response to increasing air traffic over the Tasman National Park.More

Hybrid diesel-electric shuttle buses at Cradle Mountain - a first for National p


When you next visit Cradle Mountain you will be able to step aboard one of the new hybrid, diesel-electric, shuttle buses on your trip to Dove Lake. These new buses will reduce emissions and deliver a quieter, all mobility friendly, visitor experience.More

AFAC Independent Operational Review of the 2018-19 bushfires


Following the 2018-19 bushfires the Tasmanian Government commissioned an independent report by the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Council to review the overall response and identify areas where more can be done to improve the State's response andMore

Highfield Historic Site

Venue Hire

Highfield is the perfect location for your special event - unique historical buildings and facilities in a stunning location. 

Function facilities 
Historic chapel
Rustic barn (with wheelchair access)
Commercial kitchen 
Equipment hire

Highfield’s chapel is set with 10 pews and can comfortably seat up to 50 guests with some standing room. Alternatively our landscaped grounds provide the perfect back drop for your wedding ceremony, taking in spectacular views of the surrounding coast line and historic Stanley village. 

For your reception use our rustic barn and bring in caterers and stylists to customise it to create your dream wedding - from cocktail to formal seating. The barn can hold a maximum of 100 guests. It is fitted with a commercial kitchen for catering purposes. Marquees can be used near the barn for extra space or placed on the front lawn to maximise the views. 

See our current wedding brochure [PDF 7.3 MB] for further details.

To book, please fill-in the booking form [PDF 1.8 MB] and email to highfield@parks.tas.gov.au