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Reports & Submissions2017-11-16T04:11:55+00:00

Lake Malbena Development Application rejected

March 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.

Lake Malbena – Development Application for tourist accommodation

February 21st, 2019|

Establishing that the proposed development of a helicopter-based luxury tourism development at Lake Malbena is “in accordance” with the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan 2016 is central to its assessment against the requirements of the Central Highlands Planning Scheme.

  • Walking track sign, Cockle Creek. Photo: Nick Sawyer

Cockle Creek Precinct draft site plan

October 30th, 2018|

The TNPA would be unlikely to support further expansion of visitor facilities into currently undisturbed areas; i.e. if visitor numbers continue to increase, an alternative approach is likely to be needed.