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Replacement of Cockle Creek bridge

09/07/2014

Visitors to Cockle Creek in Tasmania's Far South are advised that the Cockle Creek bridge will be closed from approximately 14 July to the end of August 2014, while the old bridge is removed and a replacement bridge is constructed.More

Firewood theft can be costly

08/07/2014

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is warning that unlawfully cutting trees for firewood on reserved land can be a costly exercise and that remote cameras are being used to catch offenders.More

Caretakers wanted for island's historic site

08/07/2014

Fancy spending a few weeks at the fascinating Quarantine Station on Bruny Island? The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) and Wildcare Inc Friends of Bruny Island Quarantine Station are seeking volunteer caretakers for the station for the 2014/15 summer.More

Vision, Mission and History

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.