Read the discussion paper and provide your written submission by 21 September.
Landcare Action Grants Program
The Department is partnering the Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association to deliver the
Landcare Action Grants Program.
The Program provides State-funded grant opportunities to co-invest with farmers, Landcare and other community organisations on practical on-ground works for sustainable agriculture and Rivercare type activities.
Round 1 applications close on 31 May 2019.
New Committee Members Sought
We are looking for expressions of interest for membership for the Recreational Fishing Advisory Committee. The Minister
will appoint up to nine recreational fishing members with varied knowledge, skills and backgrounds.
The Department is responding to a recent series of reported brushtail possum deaths in the Greater Hobart region. Keep up to date on information about brushtail possums presenting with neurological symptoms.
Water Management Information Day
Ringarooma River Catchment
Legerwood Hall, Legerwood, between 10am and 4pm on Thursday 16th May.
The Water Resources Group, Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE) are hosting a Water Management Information Day in the Ringarooma River catchment.
Talk one-to-one, ask questions, find information or provide feedback about your specific water management concerns or needs.
See Ringarooma River Catchment Water Management Plan for more information.
The new Farmpoint helpline 1300 292 292 provides direct access to
information and services for Tasmania's primary producers. Two Liaison
Officers have been appointed as part of the service. Visit the
updated FarmPoint website for more details.
Marine farm planning proposal approved
The application to implement a new
Storm Bay North Marine Farming Development Plan has been approved.
Abalone Industry Reinvestment Fund
expressions of interest
We are calling for
expressions of interest for project funding to support and increase the sustainability and productivity of the abalone fishery. Suitable projects would seek either to reduce the long spined sea urchin population on the East Coast, or to increase abalone stock rates.
Tourism master plan for the Tasmanian Wilderness
World Heritage Area
A Tourism Master Plan is being drafted for the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. This will provide strategic guidance for the management of tourism in this globally recognised area. Broad stakeholder engagement is being conducted with information sessions available across the state.
More information is available on the website.
Fruit fly Control and Infected Area restrictions on Flinders Island lifted
All of Tasmania has returned to its fruit fly Pest Free Area status following the lifting of Furneaux Group Control Area and Lady Barron Infected Area restrictions. See Fruit Fly Latest News.