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Environment, land and water

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Commonwealth Government CSIRO Hobart Laboratories
Conducts research into sustainable marine resources and industries; climate, weather and ocean prediction; and integrated coastal and oceans management
State Government Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE)
Responsible for the sustainable management and protection of Tasmania’s natural and cultural assets
Commonwealth Government Department of the Environment
The Department implements Australian Government policies on the environment, heritage, water and climate action
Commonwealth Government Department of the Environment: Permits, assessments and licences
Information and forms for permits and approvals relating to activities regulated by the EPBC Act 1999
Commonwealth Government Department of the Environment: public consultations
Public consultation page for the Australian Government Department of the Environment which is responsible for the development and implementation of national policy, programs and legislation to protect and conserve Australia's environment and heritage
Commonwealth Government Environment and natural resources (Australian Government)
Links to Australian Government web sites relating to the environment and natural resources
State Government Environment Protection Authority Board
Functions of the Board include Environmental Assessments, Environmental Agreements, Mandatory Environmental Audits and Environmental Improvement Programs
State Government Environment Protection Authority Tasmania (EPA)
Tasmania's principal environmental regulator and administers the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994
State Government Environmental policy and legislation
Information on the operation of the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (EMPCA) in Tasmania, and the regulatory activities of the Environment Protection Authority, and the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE)
State Government Place Naming (Nomenclature) in Tasmania
Includes Board membership, functions and responsibilities information, relevant sections of the Survey Coordination Act 1944, and recent Gazettals
State Government Rural water
Information on maintaining the quality of water used for household purposes in rural areas, covering water from rainwater tanks, bores, dams, and rivers and streams. Includes advice on how to disinfect and filter water to ensure safety

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