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Notice given 10 September 2007

884  Senator Bartlett: To move—That the Senate—

(a) acknowledges the World Heritage significance of the Tarkine wilderness in the north-west of Tasmania;

(b) notes that a nomination for the Tarkine to be listed on Australia’s National Heritage list was submitted in 2004; and

(c) calls on the Government to:

(i) put the Tarkine on the National Heritage List,

(ii) progress the Tarkine towards World Heritage listing,

(iii) support the development of a strategic plan, and a conservation management plan for the development of the region and the protection of the Tarkine’s outstanding natural and cultural values, and

(iv) support the development of sensitive and appropriate eco-tourism infrastructure in the region and reject costly and destructive proposals.