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Mt Field NP, Hastings Cave & Pool and Wellington Park closed - Friday 25 Jan

24/01/2019

As a result of the total fire ban and current fire weather forecast for strong winds, the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) advises that Mt Field National Park and Hastings Caves and Thermal Pool will be closed on Friday 25 January 2019.More

PWS Campfire restrictions extended statewide

23/01/2019

PWS has extended the current campfire restrictions state-wide in national parks and reserves until further notice.More

Hartz Peak Track Closed

21/01/2019

PWS advises that the Hartz Peak Track in Hartz Mountains National Park has been closed until further notice due to increased fire risk.More

Management

  • About PWS

    An outline of the vision and mission that guide the management of Tasmania's natural and cultural heritage, and a history of the Parks and Wildlife Service.

  • Reserve Listing

    Complete National Parks and Reserves Listings Reserves under the Nature Conservation Act 2002

  • Legislation

    An outline of the legislation under which the Parks and Wildlife Service operates.

  • Visitor Research and Statistics

    Visitor research and the collation of visitor statistics plays a major role in the management of Tasmania's national parks and reserves.

  • Managing our Parks and Reserves

    Details of the processes involved in the management of Tasmania's National Parks and Reserves.

  • CVS Licenses and Leases

    Investigate obtaining a licence or a lease to conduct commercial tourism activities on reserved land within Tasmania.

  • Committees & Councils

    The Parks and Wildlife Service facilitates two peak advisory bodies concerned with reserved land management in Tasmania. Both groups are comprised of community members and provide advice to the Minister and managing agencies.

  • Business Partnerships

    The Commercial Visitor Services Unit provides information on obtaining a licence or a lease for conducting commercial activities on reserved land.

  • About Tasmania

    Tasmania is the island State of Australia. It lies 240 kilometres south of the Australian mainland. Located between 40 degrees S and 43.