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Tasman Council

Tasman Council is a local government body in Tasmania, situated in the south-east of the state. Tasman is classified as a rural local government area and has a population of 2.404, the region covers both the Tasman and Forestier peninsulas, with ...

                                               

Waratah-Wynyard Council

Waratah-Wynyard Council is a local government body in Tasmania, situated in the north-west of the state. Waratah-Wynard is classified as a rural local government area and has a population of 13.800, the major towns and localities of the region in ...

                                               

West Coast Council

West Coast Council is a local government body in Tasmania, covering much of the western region of the state. West Coast is classified as a rural local government area and has a population of 4.167, the major towns and localities of the region inc ...

                                               

West Tamar Council

West Tamar Council is a local government body in Tasmania, situated along the western side of the Tamar River in the north of the state. West Tamar is classified as an urban local government area and has a population of 23.769, it extends from th ...

                                               

South Burnie, Tasmania

South Burnie is a locality and suburb of Burnie in the local government area of City of Burnie, in the North West region of Tasmania. It is located about 2.5 kilometres south-east of the town of Burnie. The Bass Highway passes from south-east to ...

                                               

Bathurst Channel

The Bathurst Channel is a narrow offshore stretch of water that links Port Davey with Bathurst Harbour in the South West region of Tasmania, Australia. The Bathurst Channel is contained within the Port Davey/Bathurst Harbour Marine Nature Reserve ...

                                               

Chicken Island (Tasmania)

Chicken Island is an island located close to the south-western coast of Tasmania, Australia. The low, flat, 1.95-hectare island is part of the Maatsuyker Islands Group, and comprises part of the Southwest National Park and the Tasmanian Wildernes ...

                                               

Deal Island (Tasmania)

Deal Island, the largest island of the Kent Group, is a 1.576-hectare granite island, located in northern Bass Strait, that lies between the Furneaux Group, north-east of Tasmania and Wilsons Promontory in Victoria, Australia.

                                               

Devils Tower (Tasmania)

Devils Tower comprises two small and rugged granite islands, with a combined area of 4.77 hectares, in south-eastern Australia. It is part of Tasmania’s Curtis Group, lying in northern Bass Strait between the Furneaux Group and Wilsons Promontory ...

                                               

Dover Island (Tasmania)

Dover Island, the third largest island in the Kent Group, is a densely vegetated and unpopulated 295-hectare granite island with steep slopes, located in the Bass Strait, lying off the north-east coast of Tasmania, between the Furneaux Group and ...

                                               

Erith Island

Erith Island, the second largest island in the Kent Group, is a densely vegetated and unpopulated 323-hectare granite island with steep slopes, located in the Bass Strait, lying off the north-east coast of Tasmania, between the Furneaux Group and ...

                                               

Fisher Island (Tasmania)

Fisher Island is a small granite island, with an area of 0.9 ha, in south-eastern Australia. It is part of Tasmania’s Great Dog Island Group, lying in eastern Bass Strait between Flinders and Cape Barren Islands in the Furneaux Group. It is the s ...

                                               

Fitzroy Islands (Tasmania)

The Fitzroy Islands comprise a group of four rocky islets that lie within the upper reaches of Payne Bay in Port Davey, an oceanic inlet, located in the south west region of Tasmania, Australia. The islands have a combined area of approximately 0 ...

                                               

Foster Islands (Tasmania)

The Foster Islands, part of the Waterhouse Island Group, are two small granite islands with a combined area of 48 hectares situated in Banks Strait, part of Bass Strait, lying close to the north-eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia. The islands f ...

                                               

Governor Island (Tasmania)

The Governor Island, part of the Schouten Island Group, comprise two small granite islands with a combined area of about 2 hectares that lie close to the eastern coast of Tasmania, in south-eastern Australia. The island is located near the Freyci ...

                                               

Green Island (Tasmania)

Green Island is a small island nature reserve with an area of 4.17 ha close to the south-eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia at the entrance to the River Derwent. It lies in the DEntrecasteaux Channel.

                                               

Gunns Plains Cave

The cave was first entered in 1906 by a local Gunns Plains man, Bill Woodhouse, while hunting for possums. A possum eluded him down a hole which led him directly to the cave. This opening served as the original entrance to the cave and early tour ...

                                               

Hibbs Pyramid

The Hibbs Pyramid is a pyramidal dolerite island, located in the Indian Ocean, off the south western coast of Tasmania, Australia. The island is contained within the Southwest National Park, part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Site.

                                               

Hog Island (Tasmania)

Hog Island is a small island and nature reserve, with an area of 0.35 hectares, part of the Sloping Island Group, lying in the Frederick Henry Bay, close to the south-eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia. The island is situated around the Tasman ...

                                               

Ile du Nord

The Ile du Nord, part of the Maria Island Group, is a small granite island with an area of approximately 10 hectares lying close to the eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia, near the Freycinet Peninsula. It is close to the northernmost point of M ...

                                               

Judgement Rocks

The Judgement Rocks, part of the Kent Group, is a small unpopulated 0.39-hectare granite islet and some associated bare rocks, located in the Bass Strait, lying off the north-east coast of Tasmania, between the Furneaux Group and Wilsons Promonto ...

                                               

Lake Barrington (Tasmania)

Lake Barrington is an artificial lake in northern Tasmania, located 40 kilometres south of Devonport. The lake is 20 kilometres long and was built on the Forth River in 1969 to provide a head of water for the Devils Gate Power Station. The foresh ...

                                               

Munday Island

Munday Island is a small island that lies between Port Davey, an oceanic inlet, and Bathurst Channel, located in the south west region of Tasmania, Australia. The island is contained with the Southwest National Park, part of the Tasmanian Wildern ...

                                               

Niggly Cave, Tasmania

Niggly Cave, Tasmania is one of the deepest caves in Australia. Part of the Junee Florentine Valley Caves Complex near Mt Field National Park, it is at 390m a candidate for the deepest Cave in Australia. The issue for determining that title is th ...

                                               

North East Isle

The North East Isle, part of the Kent Group, is an unpopulated 32.62-hectare granite island, located in the Bass Strait, lying off the north-east coast of Tasmania, between the Furneaux Group and Wilsons Promontory in Victoria, Australia. The isl ...

                                               

Oyster Cove, Tasmania

Oyster Cove is a locality in southern Tasmania near Kettering. It was originally a convict station. In 1847, 47 Aboriginal Tasmanians that had survived forced removal from the Tasmanian mainland to Wybalenna, Flinders Island, were moved to Oyster ...

                                               

Partridge Island (Tasmania)

The Partridge Island, part of the Partridge Island Group, is an 103-hectare island that lies close to the south-eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia. The island is situated in the DEntrecasteaux Channel, between Bruny Island and the mainland of T ...

                                               

Penguin Island (Tasmania)

Penguin Island is a small island, with an area of 2.73 ha, part of the North Coast Group, lying in the southern Bass Strait near Devonport in north-west Tasmania. It is part of the Narawntapu National Park. An estimated 100 pairs of little pengui ...

                                               

Sloping Island Group

The Sloping Island Group is a group of small islands in south-eastern Tasmania in Australia. They lie close to the south-eastern coast of Tasmania around the Tasman and Forestier Peninsulas. The group consists of: Visscher Island Little Spectacle ...

                                               

South West Isle (Tasmania)

The South West Isle, part of the Kent Group, is an unpopulated 19.09-hectare granite island, located in the Bass Strait, lying off the north-east coast of Tasmania, between the Furneaux Group and Wilsons Promontory in Victoria, Australia. The isl ...

                                               

South West Wilderness

The South West Wilderness of Tasmania, Australia is a remote and inaccessible region of South West Tasmania containing unspoilt scenery, rugged peaks, wild rivers, unique flora and fauna, and a long and rugged coastline. Parts of the wilderness a ...

                                               

Swainson Islands

The Swainson Islands are an unpopulated group of five islands and rocks located off the south western coast of Tasmania, Australia. The 15.76-hectare group of islands are situated close to the southern end of the western coast of Tasmania, where ...

                                               

Taillefer Rocks

The Taillefer Rocks, part of the Schouten Island Group, are three small, rugged, granite islands, with a combined area of approximately 15 hectares lying close to the eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia, near the Freycinet Peninsula and lies wit ...

                                               

Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service

Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service is the government body responsible for protected areas of Tasmania on public land, such as national parks, historic sites and regional reserves. Historically it has also had responsibility for managing wildlife ...

                                               

Tasmanian Coast Conservation Fund

The Tasmanian Coast Conservation Fund is a non-profit charitable fund dedicated to providing funding for the preservation of national parks in Tasmania. The fund was established in 2007 by Pennicott Wilderness Journeys in partnership with WILDCAR ...

                                               

Tasmanian Seamounts

The Tasmanian Seamounts are a group of seamounts located off the southern tip of Tasmania. The seamounts were created more than 55 million years ago by the Tasman hotspot. The seamounts are ecologically important, and harbor a lush marine ecosyst ...

                                               

Tenth Island

The Tenth Island, sometimes called Barrenjoey, part of the Waterhouse Island Group, is a 900-square-metre uninhabited granite islet and nature reserve, situated in Bass Strait, lying close to the north-eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia. The is ...

                                               

Visscher Island

Visscher Island is an island, with an area of 3.4 ha, in south-eastern Tasmania, in Australia. It is part of the Sloping Island Group, lying close to the south-eastern coast of Tasmania around the Tasman and Forestier Peninsulas. It is part of th ...

                                               

Western Rocks (Tasmania)

The Western Rocks, also known as Black Rocks, are a pair of islets located close to the south-western coast of Tasmania, Australia. The steep, wave-washed 0.29-hectare islets are part of the Maatsuyker Islands Group, and comprises part of the Sou ...

                                               

North West Tasmania

North West Tasmania is one of the regions of Tasmania in Australia. The region comprises the whole of the north west, including the North West Coast and the northern reaches of the West Coast. It is usually accepted as extending as far south as t ...

                                               

Regions of Tasmania

In the Australian state of Tasmania, there are many areas which are commonly known by regional names. Regions are areas that share similar characteristics. These characteristics may be natural such as the Furneaux Islands, the coastline, or the C ...

                                               

West Coast, Tasmania

The West Coast of Tasmania is mainly isolated rough country, associated with wilderness, mining and tourism. It served as the location of an early convict settlement in the early history of Van Diemens Land, and contrasts sharply with the more de ...

                                               

Skiing in Tasmania

Skiing in Tasmania takes place in the high country of the state of Tasmania, Australia, during the Southern Hemisphere winter. Cross country skiing is possible within the Tasmanian Wilderness and two small downhill ski-fields have been developed ...

                                               

Ben Lomond (Tasmania)

Ben Lomond is a mountain in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. The mountain is composed of a central massif with an extensive plateau above 1.200 metres 3.900 ft and high outlier peaks projecting from the mountain. The highest feature on the ...

                                               

Mount Mawson

Mount Mawson is a mountain and club skifield situated within the Mount Field National Park in southern Tasmania, Australia. The mountain has an elevation of 1.318 metres 4.324 ft above sea level. Mount Mawsons summit rises to 1.320 metres 4.330 f ...

                                               

Abercrombie, Tasmania

Abercrombie, Tasmania is a rural locality, former town and a parish of Somerset Land District Tasmania. It is located at -41.930000305S and 147.410003662E.

                                               

Actaeon Island

The Actaeon Island, part of the Actaeon Island Group, is a 15.65-hectare dolerite island and game reserve located at the southern entrance to the DEntrecasteaux Channel between Bruny Island and the mainland, that lies close to the south-eastern c ...

                                               

Acton, Tasmania

Acton is a suburb of the City of Burnie in north-west Tasmania, Australia. There is a local milk bar, an IGA Supermarket, and an Aurora electrical substation. There is an 11.7-hectare 29-acre reserve at Mussen Close with walking tracks; Stoney Cr ...

                                               

Adamsons Falls

Adamsons Falls is a 50-metre-high plunging waterfall near Hastings Caves State Reserve in Tasmania. To access Adamsons Falls, walkers must drive past the Hastings Caves Thermal Springs, then turn right up Chestermans Road. Take the next left and ...

                                               

Adamsons Peak

Adamsons Peak is a mountain in the Hartz Mountains National Park in southern Tasmania, Australia. With an elevation of 1.225 metres above sea level, it is the 55th highest mountain in Tasmania. It is a prominent feature of the national park, and ...