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News and Information

​The Tasmanian Government is changing the regulatory framework around finfish farming in Tasmania. Major changes to be introduced are outlined on the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment website at dpipwe.tas.gov.au/salmonreform

​For more detailed information on the regulation changes, refer to the Salmonid Aquaculture Environmental Regulatory Changes (PDF - 404 KB) and the Salmon Industry Changes - Frequently Asked Questions.

News updates

Latest media announcements by the Minister Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Primary Industries and Water, regarding management of the salmon industry since June 2016:

Media announcements by the Director, EPA since June 2016:

Further information

Research reports

The following are direct links to PDF reports from http://www.imas.utas.edu.au/research/fisheries-and-aquaculture/publications-and-resources, which provide further information regarding the management of the salmon industry in Tasmania.


Salmon Regulation Section
134 Macquarie Street
Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: 03 6165 4599
Fax: 03 6173 0254