Have Your Say

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​This page lists open and recently closed public consultations run by the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment. These consultations provide opportunities for the community and stakeholders to have their say​. 

See also EPA Tasmania and Parks and Wildlife Service for public consultations run by those agencies.​​​​​



  • Waste Action Plan
    The draft Waste Action Plan provides a framework for discussion with Local Government, business and the community on the best way to address the waste and resource recovery challenges that face Tasmania.
    Open until: 7 Oct 2019

  • Draft Cat Management Amendment Bill 2019
    This Bill to amend the Cat Management Act 2009 seeks to improve levels of responsible cat ownership and welfare, provide for effective management and reduce the potential negative impacts of cats on the Tasmanian community, agriculture and environment.
    Open until: 4 Oct 2019

  • Environmental Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2019
    A Bill to amend Tasmania's Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 and related legislation has been drafted and is available for comment. The Bill is intended to make various minor improvements to the legislation.
    Open until: 4 Oct 2019

  • Review of the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1975
    A paper has been developed to encourage discussion and participation in the process to the review the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1975. Public comments close 21 September 2019.
    Open until: 21 Sep 2019

  • Fur seals (Arctocephalus spp.)
    Effect of water stream deterrent on human/seal interactions - consultation closes 18 September 2019
    Open until: 18 Sep 2019



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