TasPorts is dedicated to reducing our impact on the environment and have developed improvement strategies across six key areas of the organisation.


Marine Ensuring high standards in assessing impacts on the marine environment from infrastructure development, and the development of safeguards and mitigation measures to protect the marine environment.

Contaminated sites Proactive management of contaminated land and other legacy issues.

Land and heritage Protecting the natural values in and around our ports through consultation and independent assessments.

Air quality Air quality monitoring programs and initiatives to mitigate the impacts of port related air pollutants on communities surrounding ports.

Noise Implementing noise monitoring programs and initiatives to mitigate the impacts of port related noise on the surrounding community.

Waste Reducing waste and improving recycling.  Developing initiatives to raise awareness of marine based pollution.

TasPorts operates under our Environment Policy, which expresses our committment to continuous improvement in environmental performance. This policy is available to download below and applies to all TasPorts’ employees, contractors, tenants and visitors.


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TasPorts' Environment Policy

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Environment Policy

Environmental Standards and Guidelines

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Environmental Standard - Seabed Levelling
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Environmental Standard - Handling of Dry Bulk Cargo
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Environmental Standard - Use of Fumigants
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Environmental Guideline - Managing Contaminated Material During Ground Penetration and Excavation