Under the Right to Information Act 2009 we make information available to the public through proactive disclosure. This means we will routinely make available information to assist the public in understanding what it is we do and how we do it, such as the information on this page.
Further information in relation to the operation of the Environment Protection Authority is available on the Statistical and Other Information page.
Active and assessed disclosure
Information is also made available through active and assessed disclosure. For more details, please see our Information Disclosure Policy, the EPA Policy Statement on Information Provision, our Right to Information Act page and the Disclosure Log.
For the 2020/21 financial year:
Assessments completed and percentage within statutory timeframes
15 assessments were determined by the EPA Board or by the Director, EPA, under delegation. One assessment was not completed within the statutory timeframe.
Information about assessment processes from commencement to completion, and the resulting decisions, are published on this website - Proposals assessed by the EPA.
Number of environmental and contaminated land notices issued
248 notices were issued, including
- Environment Protection Notices
- Environmental Licences
- Environmental Approvals
- Registration Certificates
- Contaminated Sites Notices
All environmental and contaminated land notices issued are recorded on the EPA Regulated Premises layer on LISTmap - for more information see Site Information.
Number of variations approved to permits or environmental licences and notices
36 variations were approved.
Note: these variations are included in the total notices above.
Number of complaints to EPA
320 complaints were recorded.
Data released under the national pollutant inventory
Approximately 150 facilities in Tasmania report annually to the National Pollutant Inventory (NPI). Information is checked by the Tasmanian NPI Officer, submitted to the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment and then published on the NPI website. More information is available on our
National Pollutant Inventory page.
Number of infringement notices issued
126 infringement notices were issued, including 111 Litter Infringement Notices and 15 Environmental Infringement Notices.
Authority documents published on this website include:
Air quality information