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PWS - Fires update and impacts

20/02/2019

Background: A number of fires were ignited by dry lightning that crossed the state in late December 2018 and mid-January 2019. The storms of 15 January 2019 resulted in approximately 2,400 lightning strikes and caused over 60 new ignitions.More

PWS Fire Update - Friday 15 February 2019

15/02/2019

Parks and Wildlife Tasmania (PWS) can advise the following locations, reserves and tracks have been re-opened today (Friday 15 February).More

PWS Fire Update - Thursday 14 February 2019

14/02/2019

Parks and Wildlife Tasmania (PWS) can advise the following locations, reserves and tracks have been re-opened.More

Visiting the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

ImageMap of the WHA

The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area is made up of a number of different national parks, and other reserves. 

Our Visitor's Guide to Tasmania's National Parks has all the information you need to plan a visit to one - or all - of these national parks and reserves.


  • Central Plateau Conservation Area
  • Adamsfield Conservation Area
  • Great Western Tiers Conservation Area
  • Styx Tall Trees Conservation Area
  • Mount Wedge Conservation Area
  • Meander Conservation Area
  • Quamby Bluff Conservation Area


  • Florentine River Regional Reserve (part)