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: Environmental Protection Agency (Tasmania)
The EPA’s purpose is to regulate developments and activities that may impact on environmental quality and to promote best practice, sustainable environmental management. Its goals are clean air, clean water, clean land, acceptable noise levels and sustainable use of resources.
: General Biosecurity Duty
The General Biosecurity Duty reinforces that everyone has a role to play in protecting our unique environment and primary industries against biosecurity risks.
: Importing Plants
There are a number of specific import requirements that apply to nursery stock, depending on the origin, species and type of nursery stock.
: Living Next Door to a Farmer
This project objective is to educate and engage the community, with the aim to foster good neighbourly relations between farmers and residents in new and existing peri-urban locations.
: 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.
: Small and New Landholders and Hobby Farmers
Direct information to help landholders understand the regulatory requirements for agricultural operations – and provide a wide range of useful links and contacts covering a range of topics, including business development.
: Tasmanian Biosecurity Advisories
Biosecurity Tasmania Enews – a quarterly summary of biosecurity issues of relevance to Tasmania; alerts to any significant new disease, pest or weed risk and; advice of any significant changes to biosecurity legislation, protocols or other requirements (ie quarantine rules, animal or plant health legislation, animal welfare legislation etc)
FarmBiosecurity is Australia’s hub of farm biosecurity information. It includes information to help farmers and other landholders understand disease, pest and weed risks, what they can do to reduce those risks, and how to go about it.
: Farmbiosecurity Toolkit
Farmbiosecurity Toolkit provides tools, tips and manuals to help you implement farm biosecurity on your property. You will also find individual profiles for a range of livestock and crops.
: Mission Biosecurity
Mission Biosecurity is a national website which features quizzes, videos and podcasts all aimed at educating and raising awareness around biosecuity.