Wilderness Support Opinion Poll 2021

2021-05-30T23:29:26+00:00May 30th, 2021|

A nationwide opinion poll has found 90 per cent of Australians support the protection of Australia’s wilderness areas. Support is high across the political spectrum, with 86 per cent of Coalition voters, 92 per cent of Labor voters and 94 per cent of Greens voters agreeing wilderness should be protected.

Lake Malbena Development Application rejected

2019-03-03T00:03:32+00:00March 3rd, 2019|

The Development Application for helicopter-accessed tourist accommodation at Lake Malbena, in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, was rejected by 6 votes to 3 at the Central Highlands Council meeting on 26th February 2019.

Refining the Definition of Wilderness

2018-09-09T05:29:05+00:00September 8th, 2018|

Offering a scholarly perspective on the definition of wilderness, this publication appraises the effectiveness of existing definitions and recommends a definition that focuses on experiential as well as ecological values.

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