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Land Related Complaints

Contaminated Sites

Contact the EPA Division’s Incident Response Hotline 1800 005 171.

If an owner or occupier of land reasonably believes or becomes aware that the land is a contaminated site, that person must notify the Director EPA within 24 hours of becoming aware of the land becoming a contaminated site.

Illegal land clearing

Depending on whether the land clearing has occurred on Crown or Council land, or a Forestry reserve, contact either:

  • Crown Land Services, DPIPWE on 6233 6413; or
  • Local Council; or
  • Forest Practices Authority on 6233 7966

Illegal dumping of waste land

Dumping of waste and garbage in the bush or on public property is an offence under the Litter Act 2007. Read further information on litter or find out how to lodge a litter complaint.

Disposal, storage, treatment, recycling or transport of controlled wastes and disposal of general waste anywhere other than a local council waste depot facility without approval may also be an offence under the Environmental Management and Pollution Control (Waste Management) Regulations 2010. To lodge a complaint about these matters contact the EPA Division’s Incident Response Hotline 1800 005 171, or email to incidentresponse@environment.tas.gov.au.

Illegal reclamation of land/foreshores

Depending on whether the land reclamation has occurred on Crown or Council land, contact either:

  • Crown Land Services, DPIPWE on 6233 6413; or
  • Local Council

Threatened and Endangered Species

Contact the Threatened and Endangered Species Division in DPIPWE on 1300 368 550.

Tyre burning

Contact the EPA Division’s Incident Response Hotline 1800 005 171.

Tyres are controlled wastes. There are penalties associated with the illegal use, storage and burning of tyres under the Environmental Management and Pollution Control (Waste Management) Regulations 2010.