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.
For the 2019/20 financial year:
Assessment approvals and percentage within statutory timeframes
12 assessments were determined by the EPA Board or by the Director, EPA, under delegation. All assessments were completed within statutory timeframes.
Number of environmental and contaminated land notices issued
204 notices were issued, including
- Environment Protection Notices
- Environmental Licences
- Environmental Approvals
- Registration Certificates
- Contaminated Sites Notices
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
307 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 Pollution Inventory page.
Number of infringement notices issued
98 infringement notices were issued, including 86 Litter Infringement Notices and 12 Environmental Infringement Notices.
Corporate publications on this website include:
Air quality information
Information on air quality monitoring activities, stations and data collected by EPA Tasmania.
Information on the measures undertaken by agencies and industry to improve planned burning practices and complaint handling.
- Includes annual complaint summary reports
An interactive map presents the most recently available (real-time) indicative data on particle concentrations (mainly from smoke and dust).