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The Forest Practices Authority

The Forest Practices Authority

The Forest Practices Authority is an independent statutory body that administers the Tasmanian forest practices system on both public and private land. Its primary responsibility is regulating the management of forest and threatened non-forest vegetation.

Note: the Forest Management Act 2013 changed the land classification terminology from 'State forest' to 'Permanent Timber Production Zone Land'. Publications on this website from December 2013 onwards will refer to PTPZL instead of State forest.

Working with the forest practices system

lnformation on how the forest practices system works in Tasmania.


Information on the forest practices system to help you find out what you can do with your forest.