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.
Change to land clearing regulation, Dec 2014
The Tasmanian Government has amended its policy on land clearing. However, a certified forest practices plan is still required in most circumstances.
Updated Forest Practices Code available 1 July 2015
The amended Forest Practices Code effective 1 July 2015 is now available.
Working with the forest practices system
Information on the forest practices system to help you find out what you can do with your forest.