Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: TA1708
Title: DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM, ARTS & THE ENVIRONMENT
Start Date: 05 Apr 2006
End Date: 11 Feb 2008
Description:

The name of the Department known as the Department of Tourism, Parks, Heritage and the Arts was changed to the Department of Tourism, Arts and the Environment. The Environment Division, part of the Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment was amalgamated with the Department Of Tourism, Arts and the Environment.

DTAE's stated mission was to enhance Tasmania's economic, environmental and cultural wellbeing, both now and in the future, through the best possible use and management of Tasmania's natural and cultural assets.

DTAE incorporated the following business divisions:

- Tourism Tasmania

- Events Tasmania

- Arts Tasmania

- Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

- Parks and Wildlife Service

- Aboriginal Heritage Office

- Heritage Tasmania

- Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

- Environment

- Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority

On 12 Feb 2008 Tourism was moved to the Department of Economic Development becoming the Department of Economic Development and Tourism. DTAE became the Department of Environment, Parks, Heritage and the Arts.

Information Sources:

State Service (Restructuring) Order 2006 (SR 2006, No 21)

State Service (Restructuring) Order 2008 (SR2008, No 3)

Legislation Administered:

Aboriginal Relics Act 1975

Ben Lomaond Skifield Management Authority Act 1995

Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994

Historic Cultural Heritage Act 1995

Ida Bay Railway Repeal Act 2001

Litter Act 1973

Meteorites Act 1973

My Lyell Acid Drainage Reduction Act 2003

Museums (Aboriginal Remains) Act 1984

National Environment Protection Council (Tasmania) Act 1995

National Parks and Reserves Management Act 2002

National Trust of Australia (Tasmania) Act 1975

National Trust Preservation Fund (Winding-up) Act 1999

Plomley Trusts Act 1984

Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances Act 1987

Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority Act 1987

Regional Forest Agreement (Land Classification) Act 1998

Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens Act 2002

Sewers and Drains Act 1954

Tasmanian Arts Advisory Board Act 1975

Tasmanian Museum Act 1950

Tasmanian Symphoney Orchestra (Financial Assistance) Act 1987

Theatre Royal Management Act 1986

Tourism Tasmania Act 1996

Wellington Park Act 1993

Wesley Vale Pulp and Paper Industry Act 1961

Legislation Creating:

State Service (Restructuring) Order 2006 (SR 2006, No 21)

Legislation Abolishing Agency:

State Service (Restructuring) Order 2009

Functions Performed:
8 ENVIRONMENT [1]
18 SPORT AND RECREATION [1]
19 TOURISM [1]
Controlled Agencies:
TA1722 ARTS TASMANIA
TA1568 ROYAL TASMANIAN BOTANICAL GARDENS 01 Jan 1828
TA1567 TASMANIAN MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY 01 Jan 1848
TA1551 PORT ARTHUR HISTORIC SITE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY 01 Oct 1987
TA1837 PARKS AND WILDLIFE SERVICE 02 Feb 1993
TA1734 WELLINGTON PARK MANAGEMENT TRUST 10 Sep 1993
TA1724 HERITAGE TASMANIA 01 Jan 1997
TA1548 TOURISM TASMANIA. 01 Feb 1997
TA1721 EVENTS TASMANIA 01 Jul 2002
TA1720 ARTS@WORK 30 Jun 2003
TA1748 ABORIGINAL HERITAGE TASMANIA (AHT) 31 Dec 2003
TA1723 ENVIRONMENT DIVISION 05 Apr 2006 01 Jul 2008
Previous Agencies:
TA1644 DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM, PARKS, HERITAGE AND THE ARTS 01 Aug 2002 05 Apr 2006
Subsequent Agencies:
TA1752 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT, PARKS, HERITAGE AND THE ARTS 12 Feb 2008 30 Jun 2009
TA1751 DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM 12 Feb 2008 30 Jun 2009
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