Marine Farming Development Plan - Tasman Peninsula and Norfolk Bay

​​​​​​Draft Amendment No. 1 to the Tasman Peninsula and Norfolk Bay (TP&NB) Marine Farming Development Plan (MFDP) is now open for public exhibition.​​

The Secretary of Natural Resources and Envrionment Tasmania (NRE Tas) has released Draft Amendment No. 1 to the TP&NB MFDP for public exhibition for a period of two months, from Saturday 13 January 2024 to Tuesday 12 March 2024, under section 38 of the Marine Farming Planning Act 1995 (the Act).

The draft amendment proposes to:
  • Increase the area of Zone 9A (Eaglehawk Bay) from 49.59 to 85.66 hectares to allow for an increase in the lease area available to farm shellfish. 
  • ​Increase the maximum leasable area within Zone 9A from 32.50 to 67.89 hectares to accommodate the increased lease area.