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Resources for Local Government

EPA Tasmania works with Local Government as co-regulators in reducing environmental harm.

‚ÄčEPA Tasmania's partnership with Local Government aims to improve regulatory activities and reduce pollution. Working with Councils is critical in achieving statutory responsibilities outlined in Tasmania's environmental management and pollution control legislation, such as the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (EMPCA).

  • Tools and Resources
    Access to factsheets, guidelines, standard conditions and procedures to help Local Government assess and regulate Level 1 activities.
  • Technical Support
    Information, guidance and advice on environmental assessment and regulation, complaint handling, incident response, compliance and investigation.
  • FAQs
    Common questions such as who to contact for help, when to notify the EPA, how to deal with wood smoke, and assessment requirements
  • Events
    Including workshops, seminars and training activities. No events are currently scheduled.
Coordinator ‚ÄčLocal Government Engagement 
EPA Tasmania, DPIPWE
134 Macquarie Street
Hobart TAS 7000
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.