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Mountain Stream Fishery Pty Ltd, Production Increase, Targa


EPA Assessment Complete


The Proposal
Public Representations
Environmental Impact Statement
Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision
For Further Information


The Proposal

Mountain Stream Fishery Pty Ltd has applied to increase the production and standing biomass limits from 50 tonnes to 181.5 tonnes of finfish at its hatchery at Targa to reflect the current production at the site.  The existing finfish farming activity primarily produces Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in flow-through raceways and tanks.

The above application has been referred to the Board of the Environment Protection Authority (the Board) for assessment under the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (EMPC Act).  A Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) has been lodged in support of the above proposal. 


Public Representations

In accordance with s.57(5) of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 (LUPAA), any person may make a representation relating to the permit application (including the DPEMP/EIS) were made available for public inspection. The public consultation period has now closed.​


Development Proposal Environmental Management Plan

The purpose of the DPEMP is to provide a source of information upon which interested individuals, groups, government agencies and the Board may consider the environmental impacts of the proposal.

The DPEMP was prepared by the proponent on the basis of the Project Specific Guidelines for preparation of a DPEMP which were provided by the Board.

  Mountain Stream Fishery Pty Ltd, Increase in Production, Targa - DPEMP   (3Mb)

  Mountain Stream Fishery Pty Ltd, Increase in Production, Targa - Appendix 1 - 9   (13Mb)

  Mountain Stream Fishery Pty Ltd, Increase in Production, Targa - Appendix 10 - 18   (10Mb)


Environmental Assessment Report and EPA decision

The environmental assessment report has now been completed and can be viewed below. The report contains the permit conditions required by the Board to be included in the land use permit, if a permit is granted, by Council. 

  Mountain Stream Fishery Pty Ltd, Increase in Production, Targa - EAR   (4Mb)​


Assessments Section
GPO Box 1550
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4599
Email: Enquiries@epa.tas.gov.au

The Environment Protection Authority acknowledges the Tasmanian Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of lutruwita (Tasmania) and pays respect to their Elders, past and present.