Upcoming Events to Celebrate


​Date ​Event ​Activities
4 ​November 2015 – 1 August 2016 ​Breath of Fresh Air - Parks Centenary short film competition

Tasmania’s parks - a place to connect

The centenary of Mount Field and Freycinet national parks offers a special opportunity for anyone who loves Tasmania’s wild places to share their stories, travelogues and special connections with our state parks.

Win over $2,000 in prizes including a double pass to the Three Capes Track. The competition is open until 1 August 2016. Entry details, terms and conditions available at www.bofa.com.au
Friday 15, Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 July 2016

​larapuna/ Bay of Fires Community WeekendPWS, the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania, Birdlife Tasmania, the Tasmanian Walking Company, NRM North, Break O’Day Council, Friends of Eddystone Point and the local community join forces for three days to walk 35 kilometres of coastline, pull thousands of invasive sea spurge plants and collect/classify 100 kilograms of marine debris. The event provides a wonderful opportunity to share connections, celebrate the diverse heritage values of the region and tackle two environmental issues together.

Please see event flyer for more information.

Sunday 31 July 2016

World Ranger Day


​Celebration of the people behind parks.

​We highlight the work of PWS and staff.
​Thursday 4 – Sunday 7 August 2016 Bright Ideas – Innovation and Opportunities in Western Tasmania
Bright Ideas – Innovation and Opportunities in Western Tasmania is an extraordinary four day community event showcasing science, food, tourism, music, innovation and health & wellbeing.

Please see the event details and the full event flyer for more information.
Saturday 27 – Monday 29 August 2016​ Parks for Free*


As part of the centenary celebrations, entry to all Tasmanian national parks will be free between 27 and 29 August 2016. So why not  get outdoors and reconnect with nature.

* Conditions apply. Read more.
Saturday 27 – Monday 29 August 2016


Freycinet National Park Centenary Celebration
Join us for a weekend of fun and discovery. Community showcase and trade stalls, fun team challenge, surprises on the Wineglass Bay Lookout and Cape Tourville walks, Aboriginal dancing, dance and craft workshops,  Discovery Ranger activities, food and beverage, and lots more.

Free park entry
Saturday 27 – Monday 29 August 2016
​Mount Field National Park Centenary Celebration Community celebration, details to come.

Free park entry
Thursday ​1 September 2016




The Power of Parks – UTas Public Forum Series

Launceston Campus,
University of Tasmania

5.30 pm – 7.30 pm

Celebrating the benefits that parks and reserves provide to Tasmania’s economy, society, environment and overall identity.

Join this unique opportunity to hear from a panel of internationally renowned thinkers and take part in an interactive forum.

RSVP here
Saturday 24 September – Sunday 9 October 2016
Parks for Free*


As part of the centenary celebrations, entry to all Tasmanian national parks will be free between 24 September and 9 October 2016. So why not  get outdoors and reconnect with nature.

* Conditions apply. Read more.

​October 2016 – March 2017Arts in Parks 20 Years Retrospective Exhibition The Arts in Parks exhibition will showcase incredible artwork in a number of parks and reserves.  This retrospective exhibition will celebrate two decades of the artist residency program.

November 2016​Tasmanian Breath of Fresh Air Film Festival (BOFA)​Announcement of short film competition winners, film screenings.


Contact

Centenary of Tasmanian Parks
GPO Box 1751
Hobart TAS 7001

Email: ParksCentenary@parks.tas.gov.au

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