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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

20 May 2016
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has been advised by Shree Minerals Ltd that it intends seeking a new planning permit for its magnetite mining…
16 May 2016
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposed increase in production at a shale pit in the Meander Valley municipality.
10 May 2016
The Director of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) announced today that he has authorised Hydro Tasmania to commence the use of supplementary…