Author: Charlie

CHAPTER 7: A Review of the Kokoda Track Authority

This purpose of this report is to review the operational effectiveness of the Kokoda Track Special Purpose Authority over the past year and to recommend changes to meet the demands of increasing numbers of trekkers.  It is clear that the KTA needs to relocate its office closer to Port Moresby, employ additional administrative staff and engage rangers on the track.  It is also clear that legislation governing the operation of the KTA needs to be reviewed to empower rangers to prevent trekkers walking across the track without a trek permit issued by the authority.

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