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Discover the EPA Sustainable Event Guidelines

EPA Sustainable Event Guidelines

The EPA has established guidelines and a checklist for event organiserrs to assist with planning and holding events in a sustainable manner.

The EPA Board is keen to promote good practice sustainability in industry in Tasmania.

Sustainability in Practice

The Tasmanian EPA seeks submissions from industries exhibiting good practice in sustainability and these will be showcased on this website.

Sustainability Objectives for the Tasmanian EPA

The EPA administers the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (EMPCA) and also seeks to further the objectives of sustainability and sustainable development, in line with the objectives of  Tasmania's Resource Management and Planning System (RMPS), through means such as:
-   considering the implications of development proposals, and applying conditions to prevent environmental harm, within the broader context of their implications for sustainable development;
-   supporting and promoting activities which are recognised as essential for the sustainability of our society into the future, such as energy efficiency, waste minimisation and management, resource efficiency, education and innovation; and
-   providing incentives that further these objectives.

Latest News

02 May 2016
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposed extension to the McRobies Gully landfill, South Hobart.
02 May 2016
New draft regulations for the control and management of noise pollution in residential areas and on building sites have been prepared and are now available…
02 May 2016
The Director of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) announced today that he has authorised Hydro Tasmania to commence use of generators for supplementary…