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The 2018 Plant Biosecurity Manual is now available. The Manual describes the current requirements for the import and export of plants, plant products, and other prescribed matter authorised by the Plant Quarantine Act 1997.

Public comments are invited by 9 February on the draft Marine Farming Development Plan (MFDP) for an area of Storm Bay.

The Sustainable Industry Growth Plan for the Salmon Industry is now available.

The Tasmanian Government has released its response to the Legislative Council's report on wild fallow deer in Tasmania (PDF) in which it details some changes to the Deer Quality Management program in Tasmania.

Public comments are sought by 17 January 2018 on draft amendments to marine farming development plans in Storm Bay​.

​The White Paper on Growing Tasmanian Agriculture – Research, Development and Extension for 2050 has been released.


The NEW look Tasmanian Agri-Food ScoreCard 2015-16 is out now. The ScoreCa​rd provides extensive data on the state’s agricultural sector and food production.

Feedback on the Hospitality and Heritage Tourism Discussion Paper​ is being sought between now and the end of the 2017-18 summer tourist season.



Applications are now open for funding under the Stock Underpass Pilot Program.

​New Marine Plant Fishery Management Plan (Marine Plant​ Rules 2017) will come into effect on 1 Setpember 2017.

Public comments on a new draft abalone fishery management plan are invited by 23 October 2017.

Public comments are invited on the Draft Sustainable Industry Growth Plan for the Salmon Industry by 29 September 2017.



The environmental regulatory framework for finfish farming in Tasmania is being updated. The Draft Finfish Farming Environmental Regulation Bill 2017 is available for public comment until 28 July.

A new long-term strategy for maintaining Tasmania's freedom from fruit fly is now available.

The Tasmanian Cat Management Plan represents the first comprehensive and collaborative approach to managing cats in Tasmania.

Register now for the Southern Tasmania Planned Burning Field Day. Biosecurity Tasmania personnel will be present to share their experiences and expertise in dealing with the health and welfare of animals during and after a bushfire event. More information is available from State Fire Management Council.

Dairy Stock Underpass Pilot Program. Register your interest in this program now.

Nominate now for membership of the new statutory Aboriginal Heritage Council​. Nominations close 30 June 2017.


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