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Biosecurity Tasmania has implemented a new online portal to assist beekeepers with managing their registrations.
Tasmanian Waste and Resource Recovery Strategy released
Tasmania’s first legislated waste strategy has officially been released at the Tasmanian Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association Forum during National Recycling Week 2023.
Racing Regulation and Integrity Bills tabled
Two Racing Regulation and Integrity Bills which aim to strengthen governance, animal welfare matters and integrity across all three codes of racing in the State have been tabled in Parliament.
Growing Farm Business Resilience
Tasmanian farmers can now access specialist business coaching and the tools they need to prepare for and manage drought and adapt to a changing climate.
Shy Albatross population monitoring important for conservation
These remarkable birds are the focus of a dedicated conservation effort by the Marine Conservation Program (MCP) that has been ongoing for more than 30 years.
Scalefish rules set to provide increased protections
New Scalefish Rules have been developed and will take effect for all fishers from 1 November 2023.
Environmental Standards for Marine Finfish Farming released
Environmental Standards for Tasmanian Marine Finfish Farming have officially been released and will now take effect.
Dive into National Water Week
This year’s theme is ‘United by Water’ and celebrates the vital role water plays in connecting all of us.
Consultation open on draft amendments to industrial hemp legislation
Consultation is open on the draft Industrial Hemp Amendment Bill 2023 and associated Regulations following a thorough review of the Act.
Orange-bellied Parrots return to Tasmania
The first Orange-bellied Parrots (OBPs) have now started returning to Melaleuca for this season.
Reporting incidents made easy through the DECKEE boating app
NRE Tas, MAST, and the EPA have partnered with DECKEE to develop incident reporting functionality on the DECKEE boating app.
Do you farm or keep any deer?
New Nature Conservation (Deer Farming) Regulations 2022 came into effect from 1 July 2022.