Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

​The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA) is formally recognised through World Heritage listing as being part of the natural and cultural heritage of the world community because of its outstanding universal value. The Tasmanian Wilderness is an extensive, wild, beautiful temperate land where early heritage of the Tasmanian Aboriginal people is preserved. ​

In this Topic

  • TWWHA Management Plan
    The Director of National Parks and Wildlife has forwarded copies of all representations received during the consultation period, together with the Director’s Report, to the Tasmanian Planning Commission (TPC).
  • Research & Monitoring in the TWWHA
    Research and monitoring to identify values and conservation requirements in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.
  • Climate Change and Geodiversity in the TWWHA
    Climate change has the potential to impact on Tasmania's geological, geomorphological and soil features and processes (geodiversity).
  • Floristic Values of the Tas Wilderness World Heritage Area
    These flora have unique features and values of both national and international significance, and highlight the unusual and outstanding nature of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.


Geoconservation Section
Michael Comfort
134 Macquarie Street
Phone: 03 6165 4401
Email: Michael.Comfort@dpipwe.tas.gov.au