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Environment, land and water

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State Government Antarctic Tasmania
Supports the Antarctic sector in Tasmania
Commonwealth Government CSIRO Hobart Laboratories
Conducts research into sustainable marine resources and industries; climate, weather and ocean prediction; and integrated coastal and oceans management
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
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
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 Nomenclature (place naming) in Tasmania
The official naming of places is the responsibility of the Nomenclature Board
State Government Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE)
Responsible for the management and protection of Tasmania's natural and cultural assets
State Government Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment: forms
A to Z list (certificates, permits and licences)
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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