The department develops and maintains policy and legislation relating to environmental management, pollution control and industrial regulation. Development and review of policy, statutory instruments and legislation is done in consultation with key stakeholders including all tiers of government, businesses, industry sectors and the community.
All open public consultations will be available on the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania website.
Search for current Tasmanian Acts on the Tasmanian Legislation website.
The Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act (1994) is implemented and enforced by the Tasmanian Environment Protection Authority (EPA).