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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

The Value of Parks

The document can be downloaded as a PDF File (2600 Kb). This format requires the Adobe Acrobat Reader, available free from Adobe

The Value of Parks highlights how our parks are vital assets to the social, cultural, environmental and economic health of our communities. The Value of Parks was compiled by the Parks Forum, made up of park member agencies from across Australia and New Zealand, in partnership with IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas and The People and Parks Foundation.