About Us

About the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania - the lead agency in Tasmania for the sustainable development of

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania (NRE Tas) is responsible for delivering a sustainable Tasmania. We do this by protecting and enhancing Tasmania's cultural and natural values; facilitating productive and sustainable industries; and by promoting the sustainable use, presentation, and enjoyment of our cultural and natural values. 

The NRE Tas annual report provides a snapshot of the work we do.​



Emergency Animal Disease

Emergency Plant Pests

Invasive Species

Wildlife Incidents

Phone: 6165 4305

Whale and Dolphin Strandings and Sightings

Pollution Incidents & Complaints

Fruit Fly Hotline