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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

23 April 2015
A major report looking at the health of the Derwent over the past five years has found the condition of the estuary has improved in some areas and declined…
24 March 2015
A diesel spill incident on Monday 23 March in the water at Hobart wharf was handled effectively by Tas Ports in accordance with the EPA's incident response…
19 March 2015
The Derwent Estuary Program is hosting the Derwent Science and Management Symposium at the CSIRO Marine Laboratories in Hobart on 23 April 2015 and you…