Photo: Tatters, Du Cane Hut
Tasmania is Australia’s island state, located 240 kilometers (150 miles) to the south of the Australian continent (nicknamed the North Island), separated by Bass Strait. The state capital and largest city is Hobart. Another major hub for travel is Launceston.
How is Tasmania’s tourism boom impacting the environment and community? – The Tasmanian Government is facing renewed criticism for its push to allow luxury tourism development in parts of the state’s world heritage-listed wilderness.