Cable Car news

Here’s the latest from us and others in the know on the Mt Wellington Cable Car proposal in Hobart.

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Time Warp – Skyway Tasmania

There's often argument made that a cable car would bring Tasmania into the modern age, and help us lose our 'Slow-bart' reputation. It's a strange argument to make, when the concept is over 100 years old, and has barely advanced its vision since the 1980s. Hobart and...

‘We won’t be silenced, say cable car opponents’

Latest on the Mt Wellington Cable Car Company "Owners of the mtwellingtoncablecar.com.au satirical website have transferred the website to http://www.mtwellingtoncablecar.org. The move follows a decision yesterday by a dispute resolution panelist that the .com.au...

Dud Route

"Plans for a cable car up kunanyi/Mt Wellington behind Hobart hit a snag this week after the owners of the Cascade Brewery site ruled out selling or leasing land for the development." With CUB's decision, the MWCC are left with no suitable route from Hobart to the...

No cable car on Cascade land

A huge congratulations to Carlton United Breweries for their decision to respect the iconic kunanyi/Mt Wellington and say NO to a cable car that uses CUB owned land. Your considered decision and acknowledgement of the importance of the mountain to all of Hobart is...

‘Hobart cable car firm nets protest domain names’

"A battle has erupted over Hobart’s controversial cable car proposal, with claims of underhand tactics amid the registration of dozens of website domain names." Article Link: Respect The Mountain Photo: From...

A cable car named desire

Reposted from https://overland.org.au/2018/06/a-cable-car-named-desire/ The debate over Hobart’s proposed cable car – mooted to run from Cascade Gardens and across the Organ Pipes to the pinnacle of kunanyi/Mt Wellington – transcends the stereotypical Tassie-greenie...