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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

About PWS

Vision and Mission

Parks and Wildlife Service Vision and Mission Statements

Vision

To protect, present and manage in concert with the community, Tasmania's unique and outstanding reserve system for all people, for all time.

Mission

To create and maintain a representative and world-renowned reserve system.

To conserve the State's natural and cultural heritage while providing for sustainable use and economic opportunities for the Tasmanian community.