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 DPIPWE services for southern Tasmania lockdown
As directed by Public Health, DPIPWE offices and locations in southern Tasmania will be closed and some services disrupted for three days from 6pm, Friday 15 October 2021.
- 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 - limited 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 hunting, 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.
Further information on Government service closures and lockdown measures is available at coronavirus.tas.gov.au