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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

19 December 2014
The EPA Board has concluded its assessment of the proposed mining operation in the Burns Peak Forest Reserve, on the state's west coast, approximately…
19 December 2014
The key findings of a cost benefit analysis for a state-based container deposit system (CDS) in Tasmania have been accepted and released by the Tasmanian…
03 December 2014
A new Chairperson and three new members have been appointed to the Board of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA).