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

Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service

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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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Mt Anne Track rebuilt - looking west to Lake Pedder over landscape recovering from fire


Post fires – track recovery is well underway

Hardy teams have been working in wild conditions to repair damaged tracks.

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Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service celebrates half century

Over the last 50 years PWS has grown to 450 staff and hundreds of volunteers dedicated to preserving and protecting Tasmania’s world-renowned reserve system and natural and cultural values.

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PWS staff profile: Tony Burgess, Aboriginal Ranger

Aboriginal Ranger at Great Western Tiers Field Centre Tony Burgess is one of our PWS staff working across the state.

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