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Mt Strzelecki walk back on track


Flinders Island's Mt Strzelecki walking track has received an upgrade which will improve the experience for walkers and visitors, as well as environmental management.More

New car park for Ben Lomond National Park


A new visitor carpark is now complete at Ben Lomond National Park. The car park will be opened to visitors and fully operational in the coming weeks in time for this winter's first major snow fall.More

Planned burn success on Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area sites


The Tasmania Wilderness World Heritage Area experienced significant wildfire events between January and March this year, yet there are still areas that require pro-active fire management for the protection and conservation of the area's values.More

Tarkine Drive visitor facility upgrades


A tender has been advertised for upgrades to visitor sites on the Tarkine Drive.

Visitor facilities at Julius River and Milkshake Hill will be upgraded to improve the visitor experience as a result of a $500,000 investment by the Tasmanian Government.

At Julius River, picnic facilities will be upgraded, track maintenance will be carried out on the Short River Walk and a carpark assessment will be undertaken.

At Milkshake Hills, the picnic shelter roof will be replaced and interpretive signage installed.

The $500,000 investment into these visitor service site upgrades is part of a $2 million commitment by the government for the upgrade of Sumac Road on the Tarkine Drive route.

The tender for these works is now being advertised, with works expected to be completed by March 2019.

Tender documents are available at https://www.tenders.tas.gov.au/. Submissions close on Wednesday, 3 October 2018 at 2pm.