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Easter safety is paramount for our parks and reserves

18/04/2019

The Parks and Wildlife Service encourages visitors and Tasmanians alike to get outdoors and get active - especially in our parks and reserves.More

Good news, Hartz Mountain National Park and other tracks are open!

17/04/2019

In time for Easter walking, PWS have been able to re-open a number of tracks.More

New Mt Mawson Shelter officially opened ahead of ski season

29/03/2019

The new Mt Mawson Public Shelter was today officially opened and will provide a new level of amenity for southern Tasmania's only ski field, as well as upgraded facilities for bushwalkers heading to the iconic Tarn Shelf walk in Mt Field National Park.More

Overland Track Reports

In 2004 a new vision was announced for the Overland Track to address concerns about degradation and overcrowding. The changes included an online booking system and associated track fee, one-way walking during the peak season and a daily cap of 60 walker departures. The Overland Track Report summarises the latest developments in the management of the Overland Track, provides information about funds raised and how those funds are spent to maintain the experience, and profiles those involved in the track’s operation.

The full version of the Overland Track Report 2013-2014 is available for download as a PDF [788 KB].

The full version of the Overland Track Report 2016 is available for download as a PDF [1800 KB].