Newsletter No 26 – Autumn 2018

//Newsletter No 26 – Autumn 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. This was an election ‘promise’ of the previous Tasmanian Liberal government and with the Liberals returned in March 2018 for another four years it is likely that this agenda will continue.

And it is not just in Tasmania that national parks are now being viewed as a goldmine for commercial tourism operators and unfortunately there is a ready market for their ‘products’.

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

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

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.

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