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Registration of Controlled Waste Transporters

​​​​​​Under the Environmental Management and Pollution Control (Waste Management) Regulations 2020 (the Regulations), transportation of controlled waste within Tasmania must only be undertaken by a person who is a Registered Controlled Waste Transporter.

The registered controlled waste transporters listed in the spreadsheet below are authorised to transport the listed controlled waste categories within Tasmania in accordance with the Environmental Management and Pollution Control (Waste Management) Regulations 2020. Please refer to the list of controlled waste category codes for a description of each waste.​

  Registered Controlled Waste Transporters   (203Kb)​


Application for Registration as a Controlled Waste Transporter

​Please note that applications for registration as a Controlled Waste Transporter in Tasmania attract an application fee of 200 fee units under Regulation 11(2) of the Environmental Management and Pollution Control (Waste Management) Regulations 2020.

After your application is submitted an invoice will be emailed to you. Your application will be processed once the invoice has been paid in full. Please be aware that payment of the application fee does not guarantee registration. Registration requires applicants to demonstrate competence to manage risks associated with transporting the nominated controlled waste categories.

Applicants are advised that Controlled Waste Transporters must comply with the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994, the Environmental Management and Pollution Control (Waste Management) Regulations 2020, and all other relevant legislation.

In addition, registration as a controlled waste transporter will require you to comply with the conditions in your Certificate of Registration, which you will have opportunity to review before you are registered.

To apply for registration as a Controlled Waste Transporter please download the application form, complete the required sections and email to: wastemanagement@epa.tas.gov.au.​

  Controlled Waste Transporter Registration Application Form   (383Kb)​


​Application for Variation

If you already hold a Controlled Waste Transporter Certificate of Registration you can apply to add or remove controlled waste categories or vehicles to your Registration. These applications attract an application fee of 50 fee units​ under Regulation 12(4) and/or 13(4) of the Environmental Management and Pollution Control (Waste Management) Regulations 2020.

After your application is submitted an invoice will be emailed to you. Your application will be processed once the invoice has been paid in full. 

To apply to vary your Controlled Waste Transport Registration please download the application form, complete the required sections and email to: wastemanagement@epa.tas.gov.au.

  Controlled Waste Transporter Registration Variation Form   (307Kb)


These forms can also be used to update the postal address, contact person or address for service by completing the relevant sections. There is no fee associated with making these updates.



Waste Management Section
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.