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New lease of life for original lighthouse vents

15/05/2018

As part of the ongoing conservation of the Cape Bruny and Maatsuyker Island lighthouses, a team effort has been underway to restore the original bronze vents from the lighthouses' lantern rooms.More

Record visitor numbers at Highfield Historic Site

09/05/2018

Visitation numbers at Highfield Historic Site in Stanley have reached a record high, with 12,535 people visiting in the 12 months ending March 2018.More

Cradle Mountain shuttle bus tender awarded

08/05/2018

A new bus fleet featuring environmentally friendly technology and vehicles with improved accessibility and increased capacity will help to meet increasing visitor numbers following the awarding of the tender to McDermott Coaches.More

Business Partnerships

PWS Accredited Partnerships

PWS "Accredited Licensed Operator" Partnership

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is improving its links with the tourism industry while actively encouraging sustainable use and economic opportunities within Tasmanian's parks and reserves.

Partnerships with the Tourism Industry Council Tasmania is encouraging new business and innovative ideas for Tasmanian parks and reserves.

The PWS recognises and values the role of commercial operators in promoting and encouraging visitors to enjoy and appreciate Tasmania's parks and reserves.  We are committed to working co-operativley with the TICT to provide quality visitor experiences that reflect positively on Tasmania's tourism industry while also conserving the values that attract people to the experience in the first place.

PWS Tourism Services staff are now working closely with the TICT's Australian Tourism Accreditation Program which is designed to raise professionalism of the industry through implementation of business management practices and standards.

As part of the partnership, businesses accredited with the TICT will be able to use a new logo which incorporates the PWS logo with the tag line "PWS Accredited licensed operator" in marketing collateral and website promotion.