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Second round of consultation begins on the future of Freycinet Peninsula

13/03/2019

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

08/03/2019

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

PWS Fire Update - Friday 22 February 2019

22/02/2019

To date, the fire area has affected around 94,000 ha (about 6%) of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA) and approximately 42,476 ha (about 3.4%) of other reserves managed by the Parks and Wildlife Service.More

Parks and Reserves

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    National Parks

    Comprehensive guides for visitors and detailed accounts of the values of Tasmania's outstanding national parks. Please note park entry fees apply.

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    Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

    The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area protects one of the last true wilderness regions on Earth and encompasses a greater range of natural and cultural values than any other region on Earth.

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    Macquarie Island World Heritage Area

    The remarkable wildlife and geological significance of Macquarie Island have been recognised as being of outstanding global value.

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    Marine Reserves

    With 5 400 kilometres of coastline, Tasmania has a rich and unique marine environment and includes the highest known marine plant diversity in the world. Our marine reserves offer a taste of this unique diversity.

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    Other Reserves

    In addition to 19 national parks, there are over 800 other reserves within Tasmania. They offer a wide range of recreational opportunities and play an important role in maintaining the diversity of Tasmania's natural and cultural heritage.

  • Crown Land

    Property Services facilitates the appropriate management, use and development of Crown land, including the licensing, leasing and sale of Crown properties.