Safe Farming Tasmania program

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Safe Farming Tasmania program is about raising awareness of farm safety issues, encouraging discussions and providing farmers with the support they need to improve work health and safety.

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Leading the program is Senior WHS Consultant Phillip John. Phill has many years experience providing practical advice to rural, forestry and other small businesses and has strong ties with rural stakeholder groups.

Phill works statewide so if you would like some free, confidential​ and practical WHS advice phone him on 0407 015 400.

The Safe Farming Tasmania program is an agreement between DPIPWE and WorkSafe Tasmania and will run for three years.  Safe Farming Tasmania is part of the State Government's commitment to cultivating prosperity in the rural sector.​

Safe Farming Resources


Farming Safely in Tasmania is a guide for developing a safety management system for your rural business. It is available to download from the WorkSafe Tasmania website ​or contact AgriGrowth Tasmania​ for a hard copy.

In conjunction with the guide there is a USB of resources to assist you in getting started​. To get your USB contact AgriGrowth Tasmania on 6777 2233 or email ​(please include your mailing address).​​​



Safe Farming Tasmania program
Phill John
PO Box 46
Kings Meadows TAS 7249

Mobile: 0407 015 400

Compliance and Quarantine Services
Macarthur House
Level 2
12 Wattle Street
Lyneham ACT 2602
Phone: 02 6207 9777
Fax: 02 6207 2268