Land Management and Soils

Tasmania's rural land resources and rivers need to be managed on a sustainable basis to support the continued prosperity and development of the State's industries and the community's standard of living.

In this topic

  • Land use information
    Land use information shows how we use the landscape, whether that is for food production, forestry, nature conservation, water storage or urban development.
  • About Land Management
    Sustainable land management involves a coordinated catchment-based approach to land, river and weed management.
  • Land and Soil Resource Assessment
    Assessment enables the Department to provide advice on the potential use, productive capacity and sustainable management of these resources.
  • Salinity
    Issues concerned with salinity in irrigation and groundwater.
  • Soil Management
    Information on soil structure, salinity, irrigation, wet soils and integrated catchment management.