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Seasonal campfire restrictions commence in national parks and reserves


Restrictions on campfires, pot fires and other solid fuel stoves will come in to place from Saturday 28th September at identified Parks and Wildlife Service campgrounds around the State to help reduce the risk of bushfires.More

Fly Neighbourly Advice for the Tasman National Park


Public comment is invited on the draft Tasman National Park Fly Neighbourly Advice. The draft Fly Neighbourly Advice has been prepared by the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service in response to increasing air traffic over the Tasman National Park.More

Hybrid diesel-electric shuttle buses at Cradle Mountain - a first for National p


When you next visit Cradle Mountain you will be able to step aboard one of the new hybrid, diesel-electric, shuttle buses on your trip to Dove Lake. These new buses will reduce emissions and deliver a quieter, all mobility friendly, visitor experience.More

Application Form

Application Form

Application to conduct social research on land administered by the Parks and Wildlife Service

1. Investigator's name
2. Project title
3. Institution
Funding source

Has ethics approval been obtained? (Tick best response)

Has been lodged
4. Objectives of the project
5. Please provide a brief summary of the existing knowledge in the area. What previous studies have been undertaken by the applicant or by other researchers in Tasmania, the mainland or overseas?
6.Study method (include details of sampling, sample size etc). Please also provide a copy of any questionnaire or other instruments to be used in the study
7. How will the results of the project assist in land and visitor management?
8. Where is the fieldwork to be conducted?
9. Resources required from PWS (eg. staff assistance)
10. Proposed field work commencement date
11. Field work completion date
12. Final report to be handed in by

Investigators are requested to provide a final copy of their final report/thesis on completion of the project.

Allow 4 weeks for processing of applications.