Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: TA1807
Title: DEPARTMENT OF PRIMARY INDUSTRIES, PARKS, WATER AND ENVIRONMENT
Start Date: 01 Jul 2009
End Date:
Description:

The department includes staff from the former Department of Primary Industries & water and the former Department of Environment, Parks, Heritage and the Arts.

The department provides a diverse range of services that support primary industry development, the protection of our natural environment, effective land and water management and the protection of the State's relative disease and pest free status. Responsibilities also include maintaining the security of land tenure, administration of much of the State's Crown lands and delivery of government services through Service Tasmania.

Information Sources:

DEPARTMENT OF PRIMARY INDUSTRIES, PARKS, WATER AND ENVIRONMENT website

Legislation Administered:

Legislation Creating:

State Service (Restructuring) Order 2009

Legislation Abolishing Agency:

Functions Performed:
8 ENVIRONMENT [1]
15 PRIMARY INDUSTRIES [1]
16 RESOURCES, LAND AND WATER MANAGEMENT [1]
18 SPORT AND RECREATION [1]
19 TOURISM [1]
Controlled Agencies:
TA1568 ROYAL TASMANIAN BOTANICAL GARDENS 01 Jan 1828
TA1610 VETERINARY BOARD OF TASMANIA 24 Dec 1918
TA164 RIVERS AND WATER SUPPLY COMMISSION 01 Nov 1957 01 Jul 2011
TA1096 TASMANIAN DAIRY INDUSTRY AUTHORITY 01 Jan 1977
TA1984 STATE MARINE POLLUTION COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1987
TA1551 PORT ARTHUR HISTORIC SITE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY 01 Oct 1987
TA1986 ANIMAL WELFARE ADVISORY COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1993
TA1993 ANIMAL ETHICS COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1993
TA1837 PARKS AND WILDLIFE SERVICE 02 Feb 1993
TA1734 WELLINGTON PARK MANAGEMENT TRUST 10 Sep 1993
TA1985 ABALONE FISHERY ADVISORY COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1995
TA1987 COMMUNITY REVIEW COMMITTEE (THREATENED SPECIES) 01 Jan 1995
TA1989 CRUSTACEAN FISHERY ADVISORY COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1995
TA1990 RECREATIONAL FISHERIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1995
TA1991 SCALEFISH FISHERY ADVISORY COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1995
TA1992 SCALLOP FISHERY ADVISORY COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1995
TA1995 SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE (THREATENED SPECIES) 01 Jan 1995
TA1996 BOARD OF ADVICE AND REFERENCE 01 Jan 1995
TA1975 MARINE FARMING PLANNING REVIEW PANEL 15 Sep 1995
TA1945 AGRICULTURAL, SILVICULTURAL AND VETERINARY CHEMICALS COUNCIL 08 Dec 1995
TA1724 HERITAGE TASMANIA 01 Jan 1997
TA1616 INFORMATION AND LAND SERVICES DIVISION 18 Sep 1998
TA1983 BOARD OF MANAGEMENT (FRUIT AND NUT INDUSTRY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNT) 01 Jan 1999
TA1994 SAVAGE RIVER REHABILITATION PROGRAM MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE 01 Jan 1999
TA1981 ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE FOR DAM CONSTRUCTION 27 Oct 1999
TA1740 INLAND FISHERIES SERVICE 01 Jan 2000
TA1988 CONSERVATION COMPENSATION COMMITTEE 01 Jan 2002
TA1977 TASMANIAN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL 14 Nov 2002
TA1979 NORTHERN TASMANIAN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT REGIONAL COMMITTEE 14 Nov 2002
TA1980 SOUTHERN TASMANIAN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT REGIONAL COMMITTEE 14 Nov 2002
TA1748 ABORIGINAL HERITAGE TASMANIA (AHT) 31 Dec 2003
TA1723 ENVIRONMENT DIVISION 05 Apr 2006 01 Jul 2008
TA1962 ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION AUTHORITY 01 Jul 2008
TA1905 TASMANIAN IRRIGATION PTY LTD 01 Jul 2011
TA1966 ABORIGINAL HERITAGE COUNCIL 01 Jan 2012
Previous Agencies:
TA1710 DEPARTMENT OF PRIMARY INDUSTRIES & WATER 05 Apr 2006 30 Jun 2009
TA1752 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT, PARKS, HERITAGE AND THE ARTS 12 Feb 2008 30 Jun 2009
Series Created By Agency:
AD43  LAUNCESTON OFFICE (MT PLEASANT LABORATORIES) - GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE 01 Jan 1923 31 Dec 1993