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GMO Review

The Government is reviewing the moratorium on the commercial release of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) into the Tasmanian environment. An issues paper has been developed, and public comment is invited by 26 April.


Independent review of the Queensland Fruit Fly Response

​​The 2018-2019 Queensland fruit fly response was the largest biosecurity response in Tasmania’s history.​ The Independent Review into the Tasmanian Queensland Fruit Fly Response will make recommendations for any revisions to the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment’s Tasmanian Fruit Fly Strategy 2017-2050.

Written submissions for the review can be lodged until 31 May 2019.


Valuation Adjustment Factors

The Valuer-General has determined the land valuation adjustment factors for the 2019-20 rating year.


Bushfire recovery resources​​

Grant​​s and loans for bushfire business recovery -  Details can be found on the Business Tasmania website.

​Bushfire support for primary producers - Freight subsidies are available to assist primary producers

Bushfire impacts on primary producers - we would like to hear from you about the impacts of the fires on your stock, produce or infrastructure - Read our Bushfire Imp​​act Assessment flyer

Caring for Wildlife Affected by Bushfire - ​Tips for assisting bushfire-affected wildlife

 

 

Salmon industry growth plan​​

​The One Year Review of the sustainable industry growth plan for the salmon industry has now been released.

​Bushfire ​​​inf​​o​​​​rmation 

​​​For the latest information on bushfires please check fire.tas.gov.au.​

For information about closures within Parks and Reserves ​please check ​parks.tas.gov.au/closures​.​



Northern​ Tasmania fruit fly restrictions lifted


The Queensland fruit fly Control Area and Infected Area restrictions in northern Tasmania have been lifted
.

See Fruit Fly Latest News.



Ta​smanian Meat Industry Working Group​​ established

​​The Tasmanian Meat Industry Working Group (TMIWG) has been established to look at short and medium term actions, as well as the long term strategy required to underpin a sustainable livestock industry.


2016-17 Tasmanian Agri-Food Scorecard now available​

​​The Tasmanian Agri-Food ScoreCard 2016-17 has been released. The full report and a concise, four-page snapshot are available.


Marine farm planning proposals approved

Marine farm planning proposals have been approved for Storm Ba​y off Trumpeter Bay and Tasman Peninsula and Norfolk Bay​.


Latest DPIPWE Corporate Plan

DPIPWE's Corporate Plan 2018-2022 is now available.


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