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PWS - Fires update and impacts

20/02/2019

Background: A number of fires were ignited by dry lightning that crossed the state in late December 2018 and mid-January 2019. The storms of 15 January 2019 resulted in approximately 2,400 lightning strikes and caused over 60 new ignitions.More

PWS Fire Update - Friday 15 February 2019

15/02/2019

Parks and Wildlife Tasmania (PWS) can advise the following locations, reserves and tracks have been re-opened today (Friday 15 February).More

PWS Fire Update - Thursday 14 February 2019

14/02/2019

Parks and Wildlife Tasmania (PWS) can advise the following locations, reserves and tracks have been re-opened.More

About PWS

Organisational Structure

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) operates as a unit within the Department of Primary Industries, Parks,

Water and Environment.

Business units of the PWS and their interrelationships are shown on this structural chart.

For administrative purposes, the PWS is structured into three branches and their constituent sections:

  • Commercial and Business Services
  • Visitor Services
  • Operations

On-ground management is apportioned among three regions:

    • Northwest Region                                                                            
    • Northern Region
    • Southern Region