Australian Drinking Water Guidelines - Tasmania


You will need to comply with these guidelines if you are using or administering agricultural or veterinary chemicals that may have the potential to contaminate drinking water.

These guidelines provide a standard for determining the quality of water to be supplied to consumers in all parts of Australia. They provide a framework for good management of drinking water supplies that will assure safety at point of use.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

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Act(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Act 1995 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Regulations 2012 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources and Environment


Agvet Chemicals

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