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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

21 July 2015
Wes Ford was appointed as the new Director of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) in May 2015, joining the new EPA Board members who were appointed…
20 July 2015
The EPA Board has concluded its assessment of the upgrade to the Arthur River Road Quarry at Arthur River in the State's North West.
15 July 2015
The EPA has released the results of an investigation into the fish kill incident in the Scamander River in late June, finding no evidence of pollution…