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Fly Neighbourly Advice for the Tasman National Park

24/08/2019

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

19/08/2019

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

08/08/2019

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

Summary of Strategic Partnerships Project

The full version of the Strategic Partnerships Project can be downloaded as a PDF File (2380 Kb).

Summary

This project was established in response to changing levels of resources and increasing pressures on the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA) management.

The project sought to explore opportunities to build on existing partnerships and seek new avenues for support for managing the WHA from the community. A team of four consultants, Bob Tyson, Helen Dunn, Tony Hocking and Anna Housego undertook a wide-ranging investigation into possible partnerships with the WHA. Their report found there is enthusiasm and commitment across Tasmania to develop partnerships through a variety of means including corporate sponsorship, volunteers, research, Aboriginal communities, etc.

Key recommendations include an increased focus on research partnerships, development of the concept of a foundation to attract corporate support and further refinement of the WHA brand.