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Boat Sewage Discharge Maps

I​nteractive map layers are available via LIST (Land Information Systems Tasmania) for certain vessel types for the whole of Tasmania. These are based on the individual parts of the Directive on the Discharge of Sewage From Certain Vessels into State Waters.

Map layers on LIST can be accessed via the links below

Part 3 – Discharge of sewage that is not disinfected from vessels carrying less than 16 persons.

Part 4 – Discharge of any sewage from vessels carrying 16 or more persons.

Part 5 – Discharge of disinfected sewage from vessels carrying less than 16 persons.

Part 5 (2.7) – Commonly acknowledged swimming beaches monitored in accordance with Recreational Water Quality Guidelines 2007 during summer (November 1 to April 30).


Below are basic maps to help illustrate what the Directive on the Discharge of Sewage from Certain Vessels into State Waters means for various waters around the state. The maps have been grouped into six regions.​​

Please note: the maps should be read in conjunction with the Directive.

South​​​​ East Tasmania

  Derwent-NWBay-Frederick Henry   (767Kb)

  Huon-Channel-StormBay-Tasman   (804Kb)

  Sthn Channel to SW Coast   (680Kb)

East Coast and​​​​​​ North East T​​asmania

  Mercury Passage-Waubs Bay, Bicheno   (888Kb)

  Macleans Bay - Ansons Bay   (696Kb)

  Ansons Bay - Tam O'Shanter Bay   (767Kb)


  Furneaux Group   (672Kb)

North Coast T​​​​asmania

  Tam O'Shanter Bay - Claytons Bay   (699Kb)

  Claytons Bay to Black River   (687Kb)

  Black River to Ann Bay and the Fleurieu   (569Kb)


King Island

  King Island   (544Kb)

West Coast Tasmania

  Green Point/Ann Bay to Granville Harbour   (655Kb)

  Granville Harbour to Point Hibbs   (585Kb)

  Macquarie Harbour   (635Kb)

  Point Hibbs to Window Pane Bay   (609Kb)

  Port Davey - Bathurst Harbour   (560Kb)

  Window Pane Bay to Whale Head   (616Kb)​​​

​Water Section
134 Macquarie Street
Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: 03 6165 4599
Email: water@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.