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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

PWS Campfire restrictions extended statewide

21/01/2019

The Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is extending the current campfire restrictions statewide until further notice.More

PWS Fire update

20/01/2019

There are many fires currently burning in national parks and reserves in Tasmania, including the Southwest National Park and Southwest Conservation Area.More

Reserve Listing

Full Listing

Details of each reserve classification, including their size, are available as a PDF. [183 Kb]

The following table is a summary of the number of reserves under each classification and the total area in hectares of each classification.

Tenure Number of reserves Total Area (ha)
National Parks 19 1 515 793
State Reserve 65 47 116
Nature Reserve 86 118 977
Game Reserve 12 20 389
Conservation Area 438 616 640
Nature Recreation Area 25 67 340
Regional Reserve 148 454 286
Historic Site 30 16 051