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PWS Public Safety Update

17/01/2019

The Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is continuing to assess the fire situation and extract bushwalkers from fire-affected remote reserves and parks across the state.More

PWS Public Safety Alert

16/01/2019

There has been considerable thunderstorm activity across the state overnight. Some fires have started in remote areas and the situation is being assessed as a matter of urgency.More

Gell River Fire update 14 January 2019 4.00 pm

15/01/2019

A fire is burning within the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, to the north of the Denison Range and through the Vale of Rasselas.More

Reserve Listing

Full Listing

Details of each reserve classification, including their size, are available as a PDF. [183 Kb]

The following table is a summary of the number of reserves under each classification and the total area in hectares of each classification.

Tenure Number of reserves Total Area (ha)
National Parks 19 1 515 793
State Reserve 65 47 116
Nature Reserve 86 118 977
Game Reserve 12 20 389
Conservation Area 438 616 640
Nature Recreation Area 25 67 340
Regional Reserve 148 454 286
Historic Site 30 16 051