Our Latest News

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

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.