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Seasonal campfire restrictions commence in national parks and reserves

25/09/2019

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

24/08/2019

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

19/08/2019

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

About PWS

Northern Region

The Northern Region has responsibility for an area bounded by the Mersey River to the west, the far northeast coast of Tasmania, south to Coles Bay and in the west, the Central Plateau Conservation Area. It also includes the islands of the Furneaux and Kent groups.

Major reserves of the Northern Region include the Walls of Jerusalem National Park, Central Plateau Conservation Area, Trevallyn State Reserve, Ben Lomond National Park, Tamar Island Wetlands Centre, Tamar Conservation Area, Mole Creek Karst National Park, Narawntapu National Park, Freycinet National Park, Douglas Apsley, Mt William, Strzelecki and the Kent Group National Park.