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New picnic facilities for Penny's Lagoon

08/08/2018

The Parks and Wildlife Service has completed the construction of a new picnic shelter at Penny's Lagoon within the Lavinia State Reserve on King Island.
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Celebrating World Ranger Day

31/07/2018

The work of Tasmania's rangers is vital in the daily management of our 19 national parks and more than 800 reserves, encompassing approximately 50 per cent of the State.
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Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation

22/03/2018

Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.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