News & Media Releases

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News & Media Releases 2017-08-21T21:51:38+00:00
  • Surveyors Cove hut, Three Capes Track, the largest infrastructure complex ever built in a remote Tasmanian park. Photo: Rob Blakers

MEDIA RELEASE – Manifesto for State Election 2018

February 15th, 2018|

The TNPA calls for an immediate end to the call for Expressions of Interest for Tourism Opportunities on Reserved Land, a statutory, open and transparent process to control development on reserved land, and additional funding for reserve management to address the chronic under-funding of the Parks and Wildlife Service and Wellington Park Management Trust.

  • Lake Geeves, Eastern Arthur Range, Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Photo: Grant Dixon

The Geeves Effect – another attack on wilderness

November 16th, 2017|

The Geeves Effect is based around a proposal to construct a high grade walking track and associated accommodation in the vicinity of the iconic Federation Peak, within the wildest part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

Cradle Mountain Master Plan

August 14th, 2017|

In its haste to get work started on new facilities at Cradle Mountain, the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service is minimising public scrutiny and allowing some of the tourism industry’s inappropriate ideas.

  • Munro Cabin under construction, Three Capes Track. Photo: Nick Sawyer

Planning Matters Alliance Tasmania

July 7th, 2017|

The Planning Matters Alliance Tasmania (PMAT) is a new alliance of community groups from across Tasmania united with a common concern over the weakening of the state’s planning rules.