Our Latest News

Call for bilingual rangers to welcome Asian visitors


After a successful trial last year, the Parks and Wildlife Service is increasing its intake of bilingual Discovery Rangers to help provide a quality experience for the increasing number of Asian visitors.More

Comment sought on altering the management plan for Tasman National Park


The State Government is seeking public opinion on the next step to make it easier for tourists and Tasmanians to access and enjoy our natural assets.More

East Coast Whale Trail opened


Whales and visitors to the East Coast will get closer together with a series of new whale viewing sites created between larapuna/Bay of Fires and the Tasman Peninsula.More


  • About PWS

    An outline of the vision and mission that guide the management of Tasmania's natural and cultural heritage, and a history of the Parks and Wildlife Service.

  • Reserve Listing

    Complete National Parks and Reserves Listings Reserves under the Nature Conservation Act 2002

  • Legislation

    An outline of the legislation under which the Parks and Wildlife Service operates.

  • Visitor Research and Statistics

    Visitor research and the collation of visitor statistics plays a major role in the management of Tasmania's national parks and reserves.

  • Managing our Parks and Reserves

    Details of the processes involved in the management of Tasmania's National Parks and Reserves.

  • CVS Licenses and Leases

    Investigate obtaining a licence or a lease to conduct commercial tourism activities on reserved land within Tasmania.

  • Committees & Councils

    The Parks and Wildlife Service facilitates two peak advisory bodies concerned with reserved land management in Tasmania. Both groups are comprised of community members and provide advice to the Minister and managing agencies.

  • Business Partnerships

    The Commercial Visitor Services Unit provides information on obtaining a licence or a lease for conducting commercial activities on reserved land.

  • About Tasmania

    Tasmania is the island State of Australia. It lies 240 kilometres south of the Australian mainland. Located between 40 degrees S and 43.