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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.


GMO Moratorium Review​

​​The Department will conduct a review of the moratorium on the commercial release of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) into the Tasmanian environment. The 2018 Review of Tasmania's GMO Moratorium will be conducted prior to the expiry of the Genetically Modified Organisms Control Act 2004 in November 2019. A Position Paper will be released in early 2019 for consultation with the Tasmanian community.


Expressions of interest invited - Tasmanian Weed Advocate​​

Expressions of Interest are now being sought for the position of Tasmanian Weed Advocate - EOIs will close 5 pm, 28 January 2019.


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​.


Devonport City Abattoir​​​

A central contact register has been established for businesses affected by cessation of JBS operations at Devonport City Abattoir.  See Further information.

 

Latest DPIPWE Corporate Plan

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



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