Our Latest News

Hartz Peak Track Closed

21/01/2019

PWS advises that the Hartz Peak Track in Hartz Mountains National Park has been closed until further notice due to increased fire risk.More

PWS Campfire restrictions extended statewide

21/01/2019

The Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is extending the current campfire restrictions statewide until further notice.More

PWS Fire update

20/01/2019

There are many fires currently burning in national parks and reserves in Tasmania, including the Southwest National Park and Southwest Conservation Area.More

Fact Sheets

 

 

Our complete Fact Sheet series is listed below. All are available as PDFs which can be easily printed. You will need the free Acrobat Reader from Adobe to view PDFs.

Please Note: The phone numbers printed on some of the factsheets are incorrect. Please see our contact pages for up to date contact information.

Visiting National Parks

Provides all you need to know before you go - how to get there, facilities, camping and what you can do when you arrive...

Visiting Reserves

General information on the wide range of parks, reserves and cultural sites managed by the Parks and Wildlife Service...

 Marine Reserves

 Historic Heritage

Information on some of the historic sites around Tasmania...

 

Great Bushwalks

Information on Tasmania's premier extended bushwalks... 

Walking Notes

Information on short walks and day walks in the parks and reserves of Tasmania...

Cycling

Guides to cycling in National Parks...

Plants

General information on the unique plants and plant communities found in Tasmania... 

Wildlife

Information on the unique and special animals to be found in Tasmania...

Threatened Species

Information on those species listed as threatened in Tasmania... 

Threats

Information on the threats facing the wildlife and ecosystems of Tasmania, and what you can do to help in combating these threats... 


Fire Management

Infomation on fire as a part of the ecology of Tasmanian ecosystems, and how it is managed... 

Geodiversity

General information on the rich geoheritage of Tasmania... 

Health and Safety

General infomration of  National Parks...