Forest Practices Code - Tasmania


You may need to comply with this code if you undertake forestry operations on either public or private land within Tasmania.

The code provides a set of guidelines and standards to ensure that forest practices are conducted in a manner that provides for the long term maintenance of the natural and cultural values of the forest.

The guidelines and standards in the Forest Practices Code cover:

  • planning
  • building access into the forest (roads, bridges, quarries etc.)
  • harvesting of timber
  • conservation of natural and cultural values
  • establishing and maintaining forests.

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.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Forest Practices Code - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Forest Practices Act 1985 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Forest Practices Regulations 2017 Tasmania

Administering agency

Forest Practices Authority

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Forest Practices Authority

Operating address: 30 Patrick Street
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Phone: 03 6165 4090
Website: Forest Practices Authority (Opens in new window)