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President’s Reports

2018-12-06T20:59:14+00:00December 6th, 2018|

TNPA Annual Report 2017-18 TNPA Annual Report 2016-17 TNPA President's Report 2015-16 TNPA President's Report 2014-15 TNPA President's Report 2013-14 TNPA President's Report 2012-13 Photo: Grant Dixon The Tasmanian National Parks Association offers an independent voice for Tasmania's national parks and reserves, to ensure [...]

  • Walking track sign, Cockle Creek. Photo: Nick Sawyer

Cockle Creek Precinct draft site plan

2018-10-30T21:03:04+00:00October 30th, 2018|

The TNPA would be unlikely to support further expansion of visitor facilities into currently undisturbed areas; i.e. if visitor numbers continue to increase, an alternative approach is likely to be needed.

  • The Hazards, Freycinet National Park. Photo: Grant Dixon

Draft Freycinet Master Plan 2018

2018-07-22T21:06:48+00:00July 22nd, 2018|

Planning should start with consideration of the experience to be provided for visitors and the options available to achieve this. Serious consideration must be given to options beyond simply upgrading infrastructure to cope with ever increasing visitor numbers.

  • Lake Malbena, Walls of Jerusalem National Park. Photo: Lyndsey Evans

Proposed tourist development at Lake Malbena

2018-07-22T12:30:32+00:00July 16th, 2018|

With the referral of this development proposal to the Federal Minister for consideration under the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act, the full scale of this proposed development has been revealed.

  • Remote beach, South Coast, Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Photo: Nick Sawyer

Newsletter No 26 – Autumn 2018

2018-11-05T21:12:23+00:00April 5th, 2018|

A theme that occurs in most of the articles in this issue of TNPA News is the pressure to ‘open up’ wild and undisturbed parts of Tasmania for so-called ecotourism developments.