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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

02 May 2016
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposed extension to the McRobies Gully landfill, South Hobart.
02 May 2016
New draft regulations for the control and management of noise pollution in residential areas and on building sites have been prepared and are now available…
02 May 2016
The Director of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) announced today that he has authorised Hydro Tasmania to commence use of generators for supplementary…