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Join us for the Power of Parks forum at Launceston

22/07/2016

Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) in partnership with the University of Tasmania is exploring The Power of Parks through a series of UTAS public forums celebrating the benefits that parks and reserves provide to Tasmania's overall identify.More

Shipwreck identified as the Viola

19/07/2016

Timber samples from a ship wrecked on Tasmania's East Coast nearly 160 years ago have been identified as the Canadian-built brig Viola.More

Prosecution for Stanley penguin deaths

15/07/2016

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) and the Circular Head Council have conducted a joint investigation after 18 little penguins were found dead near a rookery in Stanley on the State's North-West coast last week.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.