Blueprint revealed for tourism projects in World Heritage Areas

MATT SMITH State Political Editor, Mercury, January 15, 2015


WORLD Heritage Areas previously deemed no-go zones for tourism opportunities would be opened up for development under a bold plan to be unveiled by the State Government.

A copy of the Draft Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan, obtained by the Mercury, shows vast areas previously protected from development will be rezoned to allow new tourism opportunities.

The plan shows new tourism acc­ommodation could be built in areas which had previously allowed for no new development.

Read the full Mercury article here.

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