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Land Management & Soils

Tasmania's rural land resources and rivers need to be managed on a sustainable basis to support the continued prosperity and development of the State's industries and the community's standard of living.

About Land Management
Sustainable land management involves a coordinated catchment-based approach to land, river and weed management.
Land and Soil Resource Assessment
Assessment enables the Department to provide advice on the potential use, productive capacity and sustainable management of these resources.
Soil Management
Information on soil structure, salinity, irrigation, wet soils and integrated catchment management.
Issues concerned with salinity in irrigation and groundwater.

Further Information:

See the publication, Managing Tasmanian Native Pastures - A Technical Guide for Graziers.

Weeds- for information on identifying and controlling common weeds in Tasmania.

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The Investing in Irrigation area of the website includes extensive information and tools to assist famers and potential investors, including information on the most appropritate crops to use in different soils types.

Contact details

  Land Management Enquiries
  171 Westbury Road
  Phone: 03 6336 5293
  Fax: 03 6336 5111

Department switchboard:   1300 368 550 (local call cost within Australia)

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