Farm Dairy Premises Effluent Management Code of Practice - Tasmania

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this code if you are licensed to operate or own a dairy farm. A dairy farm is any premises where cows are kept or milked for the purpose of producing milk for profit or sale.

This code regulates the management of dairy farm effluent. Dairy farm effluent includes solid and liquid matter emanating from milk spillage, faeces, urine, waste water from milking, cleaning and yard washdown activities.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Tasmanian Dairy Industry Authority

Act(s) name

Dairy Industry Act 1994 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries, Dairy Industry Authority
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Tasmanian Dairy Industry Authority


Operating address:
Rundle Road
Devonport
Tasmania 7310
Mailing address:
PO BOX 303
Devonport, Tasmania 7310

Phone:

03 6421 7689

Fax:

03 6421 7667
Carolyn.Harris@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Supporting information

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