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Campfire restrictions extended due to increasing fire risk

19/01/2018

In the interests of public safety, the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) has brought in extensive campfire restrictions as the fire risk continues to increase this summer.More

Improved toilet facilities at Bruny Island

16/01/2018

The Parks and Wildlife Service has completed work on a new toilet facility at the Bruny Island Neck Game Reserve.More

Further upgrade to South Coast Track

05/01/2018

The South Coast Track is one of Tasmania's great bushwalks, and the completion of recent upgrades has significantly improved the user experience along the track before the start of the peak walking season.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