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The plastic bag ban has commenced in Tasmania - aiming to reduce the number of plastic bags in Tasmania by encouraging the use of clean reusable bags.

Goodbye Plastic Bags in Tasmania

The plastic bag ban has commenced in Tasmania - aiming to reduce the number of plastic bags in Tasmania by encouraging the use of clean reusable bags.

Sustainability

The state of Tasmania's environment is important to the health & safety of all Tasmanians. We aim to ensure that our environment is clean and healthy by protecting our air, water, soil and ecosystems, and by avoiding and remedying adverse effects of activities on the environment. The EPA Division supports the EPA in monitoring and regulating environmental performance and providing the community with information about the quality of the environment by reporting on key performance indicators, about the quality of the environment by reporting on key performances.

Latest News

17 April 2014
The EPA Board has concluded its assessment of the proposed construction and operation of a wind farm near Granville Harbour on the state's west coast.
09 April 2014
The EPA Director Alex Schaap today issued a media statement in relation to Shree Minerals EPN.
04 April 2014
The operators of the Rosebery mine have today advised the EPA of the unintentional release of mine water into Rosebery Creek.