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Commonwealth Government Atlas of Australian Marine Fishing and Coastal Communities
First comprehensive national atlas of fishing activity in Australia and provides a powerful tool for decision makers working in the marine and coastal environment
Commonwealth Government Australian Soil Resource Information System (ASRIS)
Provides online maps showing features such as soil types and depth, landforms, water storage, permeability, fertility, salinity,carbon and erodibility for all Australian states
Local Government Break O'Day Council: Natural Resource Management Strategy 2012
The Strategy is a document for guiding positive natural resource outcomes in Break O'Day
Local Government Bushlinks 500
BushLinks 500 is a Southern Midlands Council project helping landholders to protect identified areas of natural vegetation through fencing, weed control, grazing management and some replanting; and establish bands of vegetation between the protected areas
Commonwealth Government Caring for our Country
Caring for our Country is the Australian Government's integrated natural resource management program, through which funding is provided to regional groups, government and non-government agencies for environmental projects (links to applications as available)
State Government Coastal management
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment page on the State Coastal Policy and managing our natural coastal resources
Commonwealth Government Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act public notices and invitation to comment
Provides links to public notices issued under the EPBC Act, including those available for public comment
State Government Environment Protection Authority Tasmania (EPA)
The EPA is Tasmania's principal environmental regulator. It administers the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 and is an integral part of Tasmania's resource management and planning system
State Government Geoconservation
Details of Tasmanian Government efforts to preserve the natural diversity of Tasmania's non-living environment (geodiversity). Includes information about Geoscientific Collection Permits, wave wake erosion and a link to the Tasmanian Geoconservation Database
Commonwealth Government Indigenous Australians caring for country
Links to information on cooperation between the Australian Government and indigenous Australians in the management of Australia's land, fresh water and seas, and in the conservation of biodiversity
Commonwealth Government Indigenous Protected Areas Programme
The IPA Programme supports the cultural responsibility of indigenous Australian communities to care for their country, and to pass on knowledge of the land and its resources to future generations. A map of declared IPAs around Australia, including Tasmania, fact sheets, funding information, and other information is available
State Government Industrial activities (Environment Protection Authority)
Information on the EPA's regulation of potentially polluting industrial activities and operations such as mining and extractive activities, metallurgical and chemical industries, wood processing and pulping, food and textile processing and windfarms
Local Government Kingborough Council: Natural Resource Management (NRM)
Information on Council's NRM, including weed management in the municipality
State Government Land management
Information on the management of rural land and rivers in Tasmania so as to support the continued prosperity and development of industries and the commmunity's standard of living
State Government LIST (Land Information System Tasmania)
The Tasmanian Government's land information system, the LIST is the primary source for quality Tasmanian land and resource information such as title, properties, valuation, mapping, surveying, and natural resources including vegetation and threatened species, tenure and orthophoto imagery. Also contains climate change information for temperature and precipitation. LIST also includes an internet based map viewer called LISTMap, enabling users to view and create maps, and interrogate data from over 200 spatial datasets
Commonwealth Government Lowland Native Grasslands of Tasmania ecological community
Australian Government information about the listing of the Lowland Native Grasslands of Tasmania ecological community and has links to publications including the EPBC Act Policy Statement 3.18. The site also provides information and contacts for farmers including a hotline and factsheets
State Government Managing our natural resources
Details of the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment's sustainable management of Tasmania's natural resources. Includes information on game management, recreational game licenses, threatened species, climate change, options for private landholders, natural resource management & conservation and geoconservation
Commonwealth Government McKell Medal
National award for excellence and achievement in natural resource management. Includes information on past winners, nomination and selection criteria, and biographical details of Sir William McKell
Local Government Meander Valley Council: Natural Resource Management Strategy
Details of Council's strategy to address the management of the natural resources of the Meander Valley Council area
Commonwealth Government National Vegetation Information System (NVIS)
A comprehensive data system that provides information on the extent and distribution of vegetation types in Australian landscapes
Commonwealth Government Natural Resource Management (DAFF)
Details of the Natural Resource Management (NRM) activities of the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Local Government Natural Resource Management (Local Government Association of Tasmania)
Local government responsibilities for this national plan including the Local Government NRM Facilitator project and links to further information, newsletters and tools
State Government Natural resource management (NRM) in Tasmania
Web site for information on the integrated management of environmental resources in Tasmania, with details of the NRM Council, regional committees, programs, and funding
State Government Property-based Wildlife Management Plans
Information on how property owners can develop a property-specific plan outlining how game species will be managed on an individual property or group of properties. Each plan is a non-binding partnership arrangement between landowners and other property users, facilitated by staff from the Game Management Services Unit of the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
State Government Resource Management and Conservation Division: forms, permits and guidelines
Links to a range of forms and permits relating to the activities and services of the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment's Resource Management and Conservation Division
State Government Undertaking riverworks
Groups or individuals wishing to conduct riverworks should contact their local council to inform them that works are about to commence and to check whether they will need planning approval. Information on applying for a dam permit is provided

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