COVID-19 Response at DPIPWE

​​​​​​​​​​​This page will keep you up to date with operational changes implemented by DPIPWE​ in response ​​to the COVID-19 pandemic.​

Changes to DP​​IPWE services for southern Tasmania lockdown

​As directed by Public Health, D​PIPWE offices and locations in southern Tasmania will be closed and some services disrupted for three days from 6pm, Friday 15 October 2021.

This includes:
  • Visitor centres and public facilities in national parks and reserves. Parks and reserves will remain open for exercise purposes only.  ​
  • Land​ Titles Office at 134 Macquarie Street Hobart
  • Commercial  fisheries licensing services at 134 Macquarie Street​​
  • Access to Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
  • Analytical Services Tasmania - l​imited services during lockdown. Phone 6165 3300​​​
The affected municipalities are Huon Valley, Kingborough, Hobart, Glenorchy, Brighton, Tasman, Sorell, Clarence, Southern Midlands, Central Highlands, Derwent Valley, and Glamorgan-Spring Bay.

DPIPWE sites and services in northern Tasmania remain unchanged.

Recreational hunting, fishing and boating​

​Recreational hun​ting, fishing and boating are not permitted during a lockdown period. They are considered outdoor recreation activities and are not an essential reason to leave home.

This does not apply to commercial fishing operations.​

​Fur​ther information on Go​vernment service closures and lockdown measures is available at


Back Home