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Environmental Policy & Legislation

A number of acts and policies underpin Tasmania’s environmental management and pollution control systems.

A range of acts and regulations are supported by State Policies and Environment Protection Policies, while National Environment Protection Policies also provide national consistency across a range of matters.

Latest News

26 May 2017
The EPA has issued environmental guidelines for the development of a waste collection system under fish pens in Macquarie Harbour.
26 May 2017
The Government is seeking comment from the community on new draft Smoke Regulations, which will replace the current regulations in August.
25 May 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has published the 3rd Edition of the Quarry Code of Practice. This replaces the 2nd Edition published in 1999,…