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

Fact Sheets

 

 

Our complete Fact Sheet series is listed below. All are available as PDFs which can be easily printed. You will need the free Acrobat Reader from Adobe to view PDFs.

Please Note: The phone numbers printed on some of the factsheets are incorrect. Please see our contact pages for up to date contact information.

Visiting National Parks

Provides all you need to know before you go - how to get there, facilities, camping and what you can do when you arrive...

Visiting Reserves

General information on the wide range of parks, reserves and cultural sites managed by the Parks and Wildlife Service...

 Marine Reserves

 Historic Heritage

Information on some of the historic sites around Tasmania...

 

Great Bushwalks

Information on Tasmania's premier extended bushwalks... 

Walking Notes

Information on short walks and day walks in the parks and reserves of Tasmania...

Plants

General information on the unique plants and plant communities found in Tasmania... 

Wildlife

Information on the unique and special animals to be found in Tasmania...

Threatened Species

Information on those species listed as threatened in Tasmania... 

Threats

Information on the threats facing the wildlife and ecosystems of Tasmania, and what you can do to help in combating these threats... 


Fire Management

Infomation on fire as a part of the ecology of Tasmanian ecosystems, and how it is managed... 

Geodiversity

General information on the rich geoheritage of Tasmania... 

Cycling

Guides to cycling in National Parks...