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Celebrating 100 years of national parks

26/08/2016

All Tasmanians are invited to celebrate the centenary of two of our most loved national parks, Freycinet and Mount Field, with a major festival at Freycinet and events at other parks, during the centenary weekend of 27-29 August.More

Repairing the infrastructure of Tasmania's parks

19/08/2016

The flood and storm events in June and July of this year had a significant impact on Tasmania's iconic national parks and reserves, and the current damage bill is expected to exceed $6.4 million.More

Festival of Bright Ideas

05/08/2016

As part of the celebration of the centenary of Tasmania's national parks, and in conjunction with National Science Week, a four day community event showcasing science, culture, food, tourism, music, innovation and health is being held on the West Coast.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.