Links relating to regulations associated with the Tasmanian agricultural industry
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: Buying and Selling Sheep and Goats in Tasmania
The National Livestock Identification Scheme (NLIS) for sheep & goats has been developed to maintain and improve access to export markets by strengthening the integrity of the product supply chain.
: Plant Biosecurity Manual Tasmania
The Plant Biosecurity Manual has been developed to ensure that imported plants and plant products do not pose a threat to Tasmania's primary industries, natural environment, and public health.
: Water Restrictions in Tasmania
Water restrictions on rivers and streams are implemented in accordance with a priority of rights under the Water Management Act 1999.
: NLIS Allflex tags
Provides a link to the order forms for Allflex NLIS tags. Return the completed forms to livestock agents, who will then forward them on for processing.
: Animal Welfare Act (1993)
An Act to prevent neglect of, and cruelty to, animals, to ensure the welfare of animals, to repeal the Cruelty to Animals Prevention Act 1925 and for related purposes.
: 2018 Review of GMO Moratorium
Since 2001, Tasmania has maintained a moratorium on the commercial release of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to the Tasmanian environment. In 2018 a review of the moratorium was launched prior to the existing moratorium expiring in November 2019
drumMUSTER is the national program for the collection and recycling of empty, cleaned, non returnable crop production and on-farm animal health chemical containers.