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Discover Tasmania, the official tourism website for Tasmania, offers everything you need to plan your holiday. Explore the state's five unique regions, find out what's on, uncover local secrets and book your accommodation or activities online. Tasmania is a pure and rejuvenating destination where you will find the freshest in regional produce and intriguing wildlife including the iconic Tasmani... more>>
About Tasmania
Tasmania's small enough to get around easily but big enough to be filled with a million reasons to visit. The forests are greener than envy, the beaches bluer than blue and the mountain areas so wild and untamed you'd think you were in some surreal nature movie. The coastlines are like nothing you've ever seen before and the rivers and waterways are just waiting to be swum in, dived into, ridde... more>>
Environmental History
Environmental issues have been a force in Tasmanian politics since the unsuccessful campaign to save Lake Pedder in the late 1960s and early 1970s. more>>
Aboriginal Culture
Tens of thousands of years ago, the first Tasmanians crossed a land bridge from mainland Australia. When sea levels rose after the last Ice Age, Tasmanian Aboriginal people were isolated for 10,000 years until Europeans arrived and settled in the beginning of the 19th century. more>>