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Noise Complaints

Agricultural Activities

(e.g. electronic bird scarers, frost fans, gas guns, irrigation pumps)

Contact Local Council

Air Conditioners, Heat Pumps

Contact Local Council

Aircraft

Aircraft noise is managed by Air Services Australia (phone 1800 802 584), or they have an on line reporting system.

Barking Dogs

Contact Local Council (and/or Police Tasmania after hours) for complaints regarding nuisance noise from dog barking.

Blasting

(e.g. quarries and mines)

Contact the EPA Division’s Incident Response Hotline 1800 005 171, or email to incidentresponse@environment.tas.gov.au.

Chainsaws, Brush cutters and Lawnmowers

Contact Local Council (and/or Police Tasmania after hours) for complaints regarding nuisance noise from chainsaws, brush cutters, lawn mowers and other domestic sources.

Construction Sites Civil & Building

Contact Local Council

Fish Farm Operations

Contact Marine Farming Branch, DPIPWE (phone 1300 463 474)

Gun Clubs and Shooting Ranges

Contact Local Council

Industrial premises – heavy

(e.g. cement works, foundries, rendering plants, metallurgical works, mines, smelters large sawmills and quarries, tanneries)

Contact the EPA Division’s Incident Response Hotline 1800 005 171, or email to incidentresponse@environment.tas.gov.au for complaints or notifications regarding noise from industrial premises.

Industrial premises - light

(e.g. motor garages and bodyworks, small sawmills and quarries, businesses)

Contact Local Council for complaints or notifications regarding noise from smaller industrial premises or businesses.

Motor Vehicles

Contact the Department of State Growth (phone 1300 135 513) for complaints regarding nuisance noise from vehicles operating on public roads.

Motor Boat Racing

Contact Local Council

Motor Racing Circuits

Contact Local Council

Music and Patron Noise from Licensed Premises, Parties, Festivals, Concerts

Contact Local Council (and/or Police Tasmania after hours).

Road Construction

Contact the Department of State Growth (phone 1300 135 513) for complaints regarding nuisance noise from road construction.

Trains

Contact TasRail (phone 1300 827 724) for complaints relating to train noise and other train-related pollution.

Trail Bikes and Recreational off-road Vehicles

Contact Local Council (and/or Police Tasmania after hours) for complaints regarding nuisance noise from trail bikes and off-road vehicles.

Vessels – recreational (including jet skis) or commercial

Contact Marine and Safety Tasmania (phone 1300 135 513)

Wind Farms or Wind Turbines

Contact the EPA Division’s Incident Response Hotline 1800 005 171, or email to incidentresponse@environment.tas.gov.au.