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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

Second round of consultation begins on the future of Freycinet Peninsula

13/03/2019

Tasmania’s unrivalled natural environment is a key driver in our nation-leading visitor economy and the Freycinet Peninsula is one of our most popular tourism destinations. 


The revised Draft Freycinet Peninsula Master Plan has been developed with input from the community, the Parks and Wildlife Service, the Department of State Growth, Glamorgan Spring Bay Council, East Coast Tourism, the Freycinet Association Inc. and the Freycinet Destination Action Plan group.


The revised Plan is supported through the Government’s recent $365,000 investment to enable TasWater to undertake a feasibility study and provide options to address the wastewater infrastructure needs of the region, one of the Plan’s key initiatives.


Today, stakeholders from the first round of consultation will meet to discuss the revised Plan in Coles Bay. 


A public meeting will be held at the Coles Bay Community Hall on Sunday 24 March 2019 where the revised Draft Master Plan will be presented and a community questions and answers session will take place. 


Further information and a copy of the revised Draft Freycinet Peninsula Master Plan will be available at www.parks.tas.gov.au from Saturday 16 March 2019 and public comment is invited. Comments on the revised Plan must be received by 9am Monday 15 April 2019.