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

About PWS

Vision and Mission

Parks and Wildlife Service Vision and Mission Statements

Vision

To protect, present and manage in concert with the community, Tasmania's unique and outstanding reserve system for all people, for all time.

Mission

To create and maintain a representative and world-renowned reserve system.

To conserve the State's natural and cultural heritage while providing for sustainable use and economic opportunities for the Tasmanian community.