Farm Dairy Premises Effluent Management Code of Practice - Tasmania


You will need 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.

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

Dairy Industry Act 1994 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources and Environment

Tasmanian Dairy Industry Authority

Contact details

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Tasmanian Dairy Industry Authority

Department of Natural Resources and Environment

Mailing address: PO BOX 303
Devonport, Tasmania 7310
Phone: 03 6478 4100
Fax: 03 6441 5900
Website: Tasmanian Dairy Industry Authority (Opens in new window)

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