Walkers at Marions Lookout, Cradle Mountain.
Marions Lookout at Cradle Mountain (photograph: Andrew Englisch)

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Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service acknowledges and pays respect to Tasmanian Aboriginal people as the traditional and original owners, and continuing custodians of this land and acknowledges Elders – past, present and emerging.

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PWS well prepared for the fire season

Preparedness activities for this year’s fire season are well underway, with Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) staff undertaking Fire Preparedness days recently.

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Overnight walker registration

An overnight bushwalker registration system for some of Tasmania’s most remote, pristine locations has been introduced to protect sensitive vegetation. Help us protect our sensitive tracks by registering your intent to walk.

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Expanding a Tasmanian national park

The Tasmanian Government is proposing to expand the Mole Creek Karst National Park to better protect the area’s unique limestone cave systems

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