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Agency:
Department of Tourism, Arts & the Environment
Agency Number:
Start Date:
05 Apr 2006
End Date:
11 Feb 2008
Description:
The name of the Department known as the Department of Tourism, Parks, Heritage and the Arts was changed to the Department of Tourism, Arts and the Environment. The Environment Division, part of the Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment was amalgamated with the Department Of Tourism, Arts and the Environment. 

DTAE's stated mission was to enhance Tasmania's economic, environmental and cultural wellbeing, both now and in the future, through the best possible use and management of Tasmania's natural and cultural assets.

DTAE incorporated the following business divisions:
- Tourism Tasmania 
- Events Tasmania 
- Arts Tasmania 
- Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery 
- Parks and Wildlife Service 
- Aboriginal Heritage Office 
- Heritage Tasmania 
- Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens 
- Environment 
- Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority 

On 12 Feb 2008 Tourism was moved to the Department of Economic Development becoming the Department of Economic Development and Tourism. DTAE became the Department of Environment, Parks, Heritage and the Arts.
Information Sources:
State Service (Restructuring) Order 2006 (SR 2006, No 21);;State Service (Restructuring) Order 2008 (SR2008, No 3)
Legislation Administered:
Aboriginal Relics Act 1975;;Ben Lomaond Skifield Management Authority Act 1995;;Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994;;Historic Cultural Heritage Act 1995;;Ida Bay Railway Repeal Act 2001;;Litter Act 1973;;Meteorites Act 1973;;My Lyell Acid Drainage Reduction Act 2003;;Museums (Aboriginal Remains) Act 1984;;National Environment Protection Council (Tasmania) Act 1995;;National Parks and Reserves Management Act 2002;;National Trust of Australia (Tasmania) Act 1975;;National Trust Preservation Fund (Winding-up) Act 1999;;Plomley Trusts Act 1984;;Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances Act 1987;;Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority Act 1987;;Regional Forest Agreement (Land Classification) Act 1998;;Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens Act 2002;;Sewers and Drains Act 1954;;Tasmanian Arts Advisory Board Act 1975;;Tasmanian Museum Act 1950;;Tasmanian Symphoney Orchestra (Financial Assistance) Act 1987;;Theatre Royal Management Act 1986;;Tourism Tasmania Act 1996;;Wellington Park Act 1993;;Wesley Vale Pulp and Paper Industry Act 1961;;
Legislation Creating:
State Service (Restructuring) Order 2006 (SR 2006, No 21)
Legislation Abolishing Agency:
State Service (Restructuring) Order 2009;;
Previous Agencies:
Department of Tourism, Parks, Heritage and the Arts (TA1644)01 Aug 200205 Apr 2006
Series Created By Agency:
AG111 Derwent Estuary Program Correspondence01 Mar 200228 Dec 2012