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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

About PWS

Northwest Region

The Northwestern Region includes the Southwest Conservation Area in the far southwest, the entire West Coast of Tasmania and its offshore islands in the northeast. The region extends to Devonport in the east and Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park in the south.

Major reserves of the Northwestern Region include the Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area, Savage River National Park, Rocky Cape National Park and Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. The region also manages conservation areas, state and regional reserves, historic sites and nature reserves.