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  • The Pelion Plains in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Part of the iconic Overland Track. Photo: Grant Dixon

Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

2017-11-08T02:17:16+00:00 August 24th, 2017|

The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area encompasses 1.6 million hectares of Tasmanian’s southwest and central highlands. Its World Heritage status implies the highest possible level of protection but pro-development governments mean threats to the area’s integrity and wild character persist.

  • Painted Cliffs, Maria Island National Park. Photo: Grant Dixon

National Parks Management

2017-08-21T07:13:34+00:00 August 1st, 2017|

Poor planning and inappropriate development in Tasmania’s national parks and reserves is not restricted to the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

  • Waterfall Valley, Cradle Mountain - Lk S Clair National Park. Photo: Gaant Dixon

Planning & Policy Matters

2017-11-08T07:25:11+00:00 August 1st, 2017|

The Tasmanian Government is weakening planning controls and reducing opportunities for public involvement in planning decisions involving developments in parks and reserves.

  • Bushwalker above Lake Judd, Southwest National Park. Photo: Grant Dixon.

Recreation Management

2017-12-18T19:56:33+00:00 August 1st, 2017|

Tasmania is one on the most highly regarded bushwalking areas in Australia and there is a long history of attempts to achieve the sustainable management of walking tracks and their use by walkers.

  • Western Arthur Range in the Southwest National Park. Photo: Geoff Dixon

Wilderness

2017-08-21T07:18:43+00:00 August 1st, 2017|

The protection of wild character and managing the opportunity for visitors to experience wilderness underpins a great deal of our work.