Draft Waste and Resource Recovery Bill
Public comment is invited on the
Draft Waste Resource and Recovery Bill. Submissions to be received by 12 March 2021.
Review into Tasmanian Thoroughbred Racetracks
The Tasmanian Government is conducting a review into Tasmanian Thoroughbred Racetracks to consider the adequacy of Tasmanian thoroughbred racetrack conditions, safety, standards, maintenance and inspections.
Recycling Modernisation Fund (Plastics) Grants Program
The Tasmanian Government is calling for proposals from proponents wishing to undertake capital investment in Tasmania to develop plastic recycling capacity. Applications under the Recycling Modernisation Fund (Plastics) Grants Program are open until 12 February 2021.
Draft Biosecurity (SDN-1 Modified Organism) Regulations 2020
Public comment is invited on
draft Biosecurity (SDN-1 Modified Organism) Regulations to control the release into the Tasmanian environment of SDN-1 modified organisms. Written submissions close 29 January 2021.
Tasmania's Research Farm Capacity Plan
Plan for Tasmania's Research Farm Capacity outlines the framework for how Tasmania's public research farms will be used to help deliver modern agricultural RD&E for Tasmanian farmers and agribusiness.
Strategic Industry Partnership Program
The first round of successful projects under the extended Strategic Industry Partnership Program has been announced. This program targets small grants on a co-investment basis to peak industry bodies and organisations in the agri-food industry sectors.
New Agri-Food Industry Scorecard
The 2018-19 Tasmanian Agri-Food Industry ScoreCard is now available.
The ScoreCard measures and reports on the value and final market destinations of the state’s agriculture, food and beverage production.
Draft TWWHA Biosecurity Strategy 2021-2031
Wild Fallow Deer Management Plan - Public Information Sessions
A project to develop a
Wild Fallow Deer Management Plan in underway.
Public information sessions are being held in November in Bothwell, Longford, Ulverstone and Brighton. The sessions are an opportunity for stakeholders and the community to provide the project team with feedback on the key issues for deer management in Tasmania.
Draft Rural Water Use Strategy 2020
Public comments are invited by 16 December 2020 on the
draft Rural Water Use Strategy. The Strategy will guide Tasmania’s future water management arrangements to ensure integrated, fair and efficient regulation of our water resources to deliver sustainable outcomes for rural water users, rural communities.
Draft Best Practice Guidelines for Wildlife Rehabilitation
The Department is seeking comment on new Draft Best Practice Guidelines for Wildlife Rehabilitation.
Submissions must be received by 10 December 2020.
Proposed Aboriginal and Dual Names 2020
Submissions about the proposed 2020 tranche of proposed Aboriginal and Dual Names are open until 27 November 2020.
Proposed names can be viewed on the
Placenames Tasmania website in the section, Advertisements.
Annual Report 2020
The Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Annual Report 2020 was tabled in Parliament on 15 October 2020.
Great Forester Catchment Water Management Plan
The Great Forester River Catchment Water Management Plan has been reviewed and a draft amended plan is available for public comment until 11 December 2020. A public meeting to discuss the draft amended plan and the process for making representations is scheduled for 3 November.
Find about more about the public meeting and the Draft Amended Great Forester River Catchment Water Management Plan.
Tassie Harvest Jobs.Take Your Pick.
If you are looking for work on a Tasmanian farm, or if you're an employer looking for farm workers, then check the Tassie Harvest Jobs page for more information. Job seekers will find out what to expect, where to apply for jobs and about training opportunities.
Swift Parrot Management and Conservation
The Public Authority Management Agreement between DPIPWE and Sustainable Timber Tasmania to seek to provide for the conservation, protection and management of listed taxa on Permanent Timber Production Zone land” can be found on the
Sustainable Timber Tasmania Website.