Our Latest News

Overland Track re-opens for walkers

02/02/2016

The Parks and Wildlife Service has advised that the Overland Track will re-open to bushwalkers as of Wednesday morning, 3 February 2016.More

Join in World Wetlands Day celebrations

28/01/2016

The Tamar Island Wetlands Centre will host a range of free activities on Tuesday 2 February 2016 to celebrate World Wetlands Day.More

Major fire fighting effort protecting public and state's important values

27/01/2016

The Parks and Wildlife Service General Manager Peter Mooney has acknowledged the efforts of Department staff, Tasmania Fire Service, volunteers and interstate firefighters who are continuing to undertake a major effort to protect values and infrastructureMore

Management

  • 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.