Tasmania Planning Scheme

Residents Unite in Push Against Amalgamation

Two well-attended PMAT community meetings in the Central Highlands municipality have resulted in the first plans to resist the State Government’s council amalgamation plans. Meetings at Ouse and Bothwell this week decided to petition state parliament against the move and called on the local council to conduct further community meetings.

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Lookout point of Mt Amos, Freycinet National Park in Tasmania

Have Your Say on Lutruwita/Tasmania’s Future

Phase 2 of the State Government’s planning reform is underway and includes a review of the State Planning Provisions (SPPs), introduction of the Tasmanian Planning Policies, the creation of a regional land use planning framework, and a review of the three Regional Land Use Strategies. The SPPs also require review for consistency with State Policies and the Tasmanian Planning Policies once they are finalised.

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View of Hobart from Mount Wellington, Tasmania.

PMAT Media Release: Another Planning Review – The Best Chance to Improve Land Use Planning in Tasmania

The Tasmanian Government is currently consulting over the scope of issues to be considered in the statutory review of Tasmania’s State Planning Provisions (SPPs).

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PMAT's 'defend Tasmanian's right to have a say' campaign with image of people with tape over mouth.

Media Release: PMAT Injects Planning Reforms into The Election Agenda

PMAT launched its online campaign to highlight ongoing and anticipated attempts by the Gutwein Government to water down planning rules. PMAT seeks a commitment from all candidates in the May 1 2021 state election for stronger planning rules and regulations which better reflect community expectations and protect our Tasmanian brand.

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View of Hobart from Mount Wellington, Tasmania.

Media Release: LGAT Decision a Welcome Rejection of Another Push to Weaken Planning

PMAT today welcomed the decision of the Local Government Association of Tasmania (LGAT) to reject a motion seeking to investigate removing planning decisions from councils and to have councils replaced by ‘independent’ expert panels.

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