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Local Government FAQs

​​​​​​Who can I contact for advice or support?

  • EPA Tasmania can provide technical advice and support for many areas of environmental management and pollution control. Find out m​ore about technical support 

When should the EPA be notified about pollution?

  • The Director,​ EPA must be notified (on 1800 005 171) if a released pollutant has caused, or may cause, serious or material harm, or if the activity is regulated by the EPA. Find out more about Duty to Notify.

How can the EPA help deal with wood smoke?

How can I find out about assessment requirements?

  • The EPA has a number of guidance documents available that relate to projects requiring assessment under EMPCA. Find out more about what is expected of proponents and about making a submission as a government agency - Guidance Documents

Coordinator ​Local 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.