Our Latest News

Easter safety is paramount for our parks and reserves

18/04/2019

The Parks and Wildlife Service encourages visitors and Tasmanians alike to get outdoors and get active - especially in our parks and reserves.More

Good news, Hartz Mountain National Park and other tracks are open!

17/04/2019

In time for Easter walking, PWS have been able to re-open a number of tracks.More

New Mt Mawson Shelter officially opened ahead of ski season

29/03/2019

The new Mt Mawson Public Shelter was today officially opened and will provide a new level of amenity for southern Tasmania's only ski field, as well as upgraded facilities for bushwalkers heading to the iconic Tarn Shelf walk in Mt Field National Park.More

About PWS

Organisational Structure

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) operates as a unit within the Department of Primary Industries, Parks,

Water and Environment.

Business units of the PWS and their interrelationships are shown on this structural chart.

For administrative purposes, the PWS is structured into three branches and their constituent sections:

  • Commercial and Business Services
  • Visitor Services
  • Operations

On-ground management is apportioned among three regions:

    • Northwest Region                                                                            
    • Northern Region
    • Southern Region