On 2 July 2012 the World Heritage Committee extended the boundary of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage area to include an additional 3,810 ha - from Melaleuca to Cox Bight.
Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service
GPO Box 44A
Hobart TAS 7001
Available in the library
- Nomination of The Western Tasmania Wilderness National Parks by the Government of Australia for inclusion in the World Heritage List
Prepared by the Australian Heritage Commission and the Tasmanian Government, November 1981.
- Nomination of The Tasmanian Wilderness by the Government of Australia for inclusion in the World Heritage List
Prepared by the Commonwealth Department of the Arts, Sport, the Environment, Tourism and Territories and the Government of the State of Tasmania, September 1989.
World Heritage listing
Visit the UNESCO web site for official listing information on the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage area: