Tasmanian Salmon Industry
The Tasmanian Government is working with stakeholders and industry to develop a sustainable industry growth plan and is also changing the environmental regulatory framework around finfish farming of salmon in Tasmania to ensure it keeps pace with industry growth.
The Tasmanian Government is changing the environmental regulatory framework for finfish farming in Tasmania.
The changes focus on future-proofing Tasmania's salmon industry by ensuring that environmental regulations keep pace with industry expansion, and support community and market confidence that this is achieved an environmentally sustainable way. The changes are being introduced in a staged process.
Further information is available on the Finfish Farming Environmental Regulation Bill.
See also: Salmon Industry Changes - Frequently Asked Questions.
Sustainable Growth Plan
A Draft Sustainable Industry Growth Plan for the Salmon Industry (“the Draft Plan”) has been released for comment ahead of the Plan being finalised in September. This will support the industry and be a blueprint for future growth.
The Draft Plan looks at all aspects of the industry, from hatchery to harvest and processing, and considers research and
development, biosecurity and regulation, as well as future planning.