Our Latest News

New lease of life for original lighthouse vents

15/05/2018

As part of the ongoing conservation of the Cape Bruny and Maatsuyker Island lighthouses, a team effort has been underway to restore the original bronze vents from the lighthouses' lantern rooms.More

Record visitor numbers at Highfield Historic Site

09/05/2018

Visitation numbers at Highfield Historic Site in Stanley have reached a record high, with 12,535 people visiting in the 12 months ending March 2018.More

Cradle Mountain shuttle bus tender awarded

08/05/2018

A new bus fleet featuring environmentally friendly technology and vehicles with improved accessibility and increased capacity will help to meet increasing visitor numbers following the awarding of the tender to McDermott Coaches.More

Permits and Forms

The following forms and permits relate to activities and services of the Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment.

If you are interested in obtaining a permit for taking plants or animals for scientific purposes, importing or exporting wildlife or a hunting licence, please refer to the relevant pages on the DPIPWE web site.

Please print the form required, complete as instructed, and return to the address indicated on the form.

  • National Parks Passes
    Park passes must be purchased for entry to Tasmania's national parks.
  • Visitor Research Permits
    Approval is required for the conduct of any social research on lands administered by the Parks and Wildlife Service.
  • Commercial Filming application is available for download here or alternatively please contact CVS on (03) 6165 4215 or cvs@parks.tas.gov.au to ensure that commercial filming in national parks and reserves does not compromise conservation and other management objectives.
  • AnCVS application form for a licence to conduct a business within a National Park, State Reserve, State Forest or other Crown land, can be obtained by contacting cvs@parks.tas.gov.au or on (03) 6165 4247.