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Second round of consultation begins on the future of Freycinet Peninsula


Tasmania's unrivalled natural environment is a key driver in our nation-leading visitor economy and the Freycinet Peninsula is one of our most popular tourism destinations.More

Sustainable Timber Tasmania and Parks and Wildlife Service issue safety message


Over the coming weeks, a number of roads inside of fire impacted areas will reopen.More

Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation


Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.More


Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service community events and activities are held throughout the year in different locations.

Other events are also held in parks and reserves organised by community groups, commercial tourism operators and other organisations.

Please check the Calendar of Events listing below to find out what is happening around the State.


World Wetlands Day 2019

2 February 2019

Tamar Island Wetlands CentreTamar Island Wetlands
Explore the Tamar Island Wetlands and learn about wetlands and climate change.

FREE activities including: guided walks, information and animal displays, Aboriginal cultural art workshops, kids’ art and craft activities and BBQ on Tamar Island.

See full details.

9.30am to 2.00pm | Tamar Island Wetlands Centre | 6327 3964


Wildcare’s 20 Year Celebration

Freycinet National Park from Friday 1 - Sunday 3 March 

Join Wildcare’s 20 year anniversary event with magnificent people in a magnificent place! Volunteer, play, swim, laugh, eat, learn, dance, be inspired, be happy, be together.


Due to limited accommodation, and the nature of these activities, there is limited capacity for this event so get in quick! Bookings via Eventbrite is the only way to attend - you can book for one or more of the following key event activities: music, volunteering, forum, dinner and Wild Race through the link in the flyer below.

See full details here.