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University of Tasmania

Infrastructure Australia approves business case for Hobart STEM relocation

INFRASTRUCTURE Australia, the nation's independent infrastructure advisor, has approved the business case for the relocation of the University of Tasmania's Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) facilities to Hobart CBD and added the project to the Infrastructure Priority List.

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Artist's impression of Waterfront Precinct as part of Living City project in Devonport

Concept plans revealed for Devonport Living City Waterfront

THE waterfront precinct concept plans for the Living City project in Devonport were unveiled for public feedback last week, showcasing the next stage of the project with a proposed waterfront hotel, apartments and public space.

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Parliament House, Hobart

State Planning Provisions report under consideration by Tasmanian Government

TASMANIAN Planning and Local Government Minister Peter Gutwein last week said he has received the Tasmanian Planning Commission's report on the draft State Planning Provisions (SPPs), which form the heart of the State Government's single, state-wide planning scheme.

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House under construction

Tasmania's Building Bill 2016 passed by State Parliament

TASMANIAN Building and Construction Minister Guy Barnett last week announced that the Building Bill 2016 has been passed by State Parliament, which forms part of a package of reforms to the building industry.

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Bay of Fires, Tasmania

Tasmanian Government proposes amendments to the Aboriginal Relics Act

THE Tasmanian Government last week said it has decided to amend the Aboriginal Relics Act 1975, following consultation with the Aboriginal community as part of what the government described as its "broader commitment to reset the relationship."

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Part of the Macquarie Point Masterplan

EOI process begins for Hobart's Macquarie Point development

THE Tasmanian Government last week said the project to transform Macquarie Point has taken another step forward, after the Macquarie Point Development Corporation commenced advertising for its Expression of Interest process for development of the 9.3 hectare site.

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Tasmania from space

Statewide planning scheme for Tasmania moves a step closer

TASMANIA is now on the cusp of having Australia's first ever single, statewide planning scheme, according to Planning and Local Government Minister Peter Gutwein, who last week announced the passage of legislation establishing the Tasmanian Planning Scheme through the third reading in the Legislative Council.

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Tasmanian Affordable Housing Strategy 2015-2025

Tasmanian Government launches Affordable Housing Strategy 2015-2025

THE Tasmanian Government last week launched the Affordable Housing Strategy 2015-2025, which aims to drive the state's future housing reform agenda to increase access to, and the supply of, safe, appropriate and affordable homes.

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