Several potential routes for the Cradle Mountain cableway have been assessed by the Office of the Co-ordinator General though environmental and visual impact concerns with the project remain.
The cableway is proposed to connect the new visitors centre at Cradle Mountain to the Gateway Village Precinct that is still under construction.
It is proposed the cableway will carry no more than 10 people per gondola.
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A spokesperson from the Office of the Co-ordinator General said detailed analysis of the project was nearing completion.
"A number of options of potential cableway routes have been assessed to determine what is technically feasible with the lowest environmental and visual impact," they said.
"This detailed work is to enable ruling out unfeasible options, develop plans and visualisations, and identify solution preferences.
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"Once the analysis is complete, detailed stakeholder engagement will take place which will include plans and visualisations, with planning for this engagement underway."
Tasmanian National Parks Association president Nick Sawyer said the public had not been given the opportunity to formally voice their views on the concept of a cableway.
"There has been no stakeholder engagement on the fundamental questions of is it appropriate, why is it necessary," he said.
"This is another example of consulting on the trivial details while the key decision - to construct a cableway - is presented as a fait accompli with no opportunity for input from the public."
Mr Sawyer said there was scope for increasing shuttle bus services/
He said buses would provide passengers with excellent views, expert commentary, and the opportunity for people to stop at several locations.
"Shuttle buses also provide more flexibility to cope with variations in demand," Mr Sawyer said.
"The road already exists and will need to remain open, even if cableway is constructed. The cableway will be an entirely new [environmental] impact and far more visible than the road."
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