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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

08 February 2017
The attached Technical Report was prepared by the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), Environmental Research in Macquarie Harbour- Interim…
18 January 2017
The Director of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA), Mr Wes Ford today released his latest Determinations, lowering the maximum permissible biomass…
15 December 2016

EPA Tasmania's Air Section has been highly commended for its innovative statewide air quality monitoring program at this year's Public Sector Excellence…