Welcome to the Protected Area Workers Association of NSW
.....working to conserve and protect the most special places so that all may continue to enjoy for now and for evermore
PAWA is a non-profit, non-industrial, apolitical professional association for all those who are working in and for protected areas in NSW, the ACT and Parks Australia.
Covering all classes of protected area whether it be private land, public land or land held in trust, we welcome all who are dedicated to protected areas to join us.
The Aims of PAWA are...
“to advance sustainable practices for the conservation of our natural and cultural resources.
Natural and cultural resource management includes but is not limited to maintaining and
enhancing biodiversity, culture and heritage, landscape enhancement and conservation,
environmental interpretation, access and recreation.”
We undertake activities to promote and enhance protected area management, provide enrichment and exchange opportunities, provide education and training, share knowledge and communicate with the public, and provide assistance and training to our colleagues in developing countries throughout the world.
Members benefits include PAWAs newsletter, access to the international network of protected area workers, admission to the triannial IRF Congress and opportunities to participate in a wide range of activities.
- the music track "Thin Green Line" by Tim Stout can
be downloaded soon from Thin Green Line Foundation for a small fee
all proceeds go to the families of Rangers killed in the line of duty -