Tasmania

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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Local government reform moves ahead in Tasmania

TASMANIAN Planning and Local Government Minister Peter Gutwein last week reaffirmed the State Government's commitment to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of local government to reduce costs to ratepayers through reforms including amalgamations and resource sharing.

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