Lake Malbena assessment – who is responsible for what?

//Lake Malbena assessment – who is responsible for what?

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Most of the considerable media coverage of the assessment of the proposed tourism development on Halls Island, Lake Malbena, in the Walls of Jerusalem National Park and Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA), has focused on the Commonwealth Minister’s responsibilities under the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 but this overlooks the fact that the main mechanism for implementation of the Commonwealth’s responsibilities under the World Heritage Convention is the state government’s TWWHA Management Plan 2016.

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Halls Island, Lake Malbena, Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Photo: Grant Dixon

Halls Island, Lake Malbena, Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Photo: Grant Dixon

The Tasmanian National Parks Association offers an independent voice for Tasmania’s national parks and reserves, to ensure they are managed for the conservation of the values for which they were proclaimed.

2018-11-23T01:59:55+00:00November 23rd, 2018|
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