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100 years on, Old Pelion Hut retains its charm

19/09/2017

One of Tasmania's favourite historic mountain huts, Old Pelion Hut in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, is celebrating its centenary this year.More

Future-proofing our tourism icons

18/09/2017

Environment and Parks Minister Matthew Groom has announced that $8 million will be allocated to upgrade vital infrastructure in our parks and reserves over the next two years.More

Tenders advertised for Freycinet Master Plan

28/08/2017

Freycinet is one of the absolute jewels in Tasmania's crown, with locals and visitors flocking to the area in droves to experience one of the world's most stunning areas.
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Opportunities for Aboriginal trainee rangers

30/01/2017

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is seeking applications for six Aboriginal trainee rangers as part of a partnership program between the Tasmanian Government and the Australian Government's Working on Country program.


The positions are part of the Hodgman Liberal Government's commitment to reset the agenda with the Aboriginal community.


This is a unique opportunity for Aboriginal community members to gain professional qualifications in land management and improve long term employment outcomes.


The program increases the diversity of the State Service workforce and assists the PWS to improve its management of Aboriginal heritage values on reserved land, in collaboration with the Aboriginal community.


The connections these rangers provide with the Aboriginal community are invaluable to the PWS.


Four of the positions are funded by the Australian Government and two are funded by the Tasmanian Government.


The six positions are for a four-year fixed term, with the locations to be negotiated with the successful applicants.


Details about the positions are available at www.jobs.tas.gov.au