National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 No 80
Current version for 26 October 2018 to date (accessed 7 June 2020 at 16:45)
Part 2 Division 1 Section 12
12   Powers and functions of Service
The Service is to carry out such works and activities as the Minister may direct, either generally or in a particular case, in relation to the following:
(a)  the conservation and protection of land reserved under this Act or acquired for reservation under this Act and of land for which the National Parks and Wildlife Reserve Trust is the Crown land manager,
(b)  the conservation and protection of wildlife (including threatened species, populations and ecological communities, and their habitats),
(c)  the conservation and protection of wilderness areas and wild rivers,
(d)  the identification, conservation and protection of, and prevention of damage to, Aboriginal objects and Aboriginal places,
(e)  conservation agreements and conservation areas,
(f)  the provision of facilities and opportunities for sustainable visitor or tourist use and enjoyment on land reserved under this Act,
(g)  the identification and protection of buildings, places and objects of non-Aboriginal cultural values on land reserved under this Act,
(h)  the conduct of research into and the monitoring of any of the matters referred to in paragraphs (a)–(e),
(i)  the undertaking of public education in relation to any of the matters referred to in paragraphs (a)–(e).