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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

Maria Island National Park and Ile Des Phoques Nature Reserve Management Plan 1998

The full version of the Maria Island National Park and Ile Des Phoques Nature Reserve Management Plan 1998 can be downloaded as a PDF File (1 958 Kb).

Summary

The Maria Island National Park and Ile Des Phoques Nature Reserve Management Plan 1998 was produced in accordance with the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1970. The management plan is comprised of three parts. Part A gives an account of the features of the Park and the Reserve that set the context and requirements for the management objectives and prescriptions which follow in Parts B and C. Part B sets out the values, significance, goals and management objectives. Part C sets out the prescriptions for management necessary for achieving the management objectives for the Park and the Reserve. Parts B and C constitute the plan as required by the Act. Appendices do not form part of the statutory management plan. The plan may only be varied in accordance with the procedures set out in Sections 19 and 20 of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1970 and, in any case, will be reviewed five years after approval of the plan by the Governor.