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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

14 July 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposed limestone quarry at Roberts Road, Maydena in the Derwent Valley…
30 June 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has commenced monitoring local air quality in Hobart Port, providing live data via its website ahead of the…
30 June 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has approved Tassal's proposed Waste Capture System (WCS) for operation in Macquarie Harbour.