Coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts on the planning system
(updated 27 May 2020)
Review the latest information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts on the planning system.
The Premier has issued notices related to the land use planning system under the COVID-19 emergency legislation.
Planning ministers agree nationally on a set of principles for how our planning systems should operate during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Government recently gave effect to the COVID-19 Disease Emergency (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 (the COVID-19 Act), which provides a number of important emergency measures to assist with the many disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, including some that relate to Tasmania’s land use planning system.
The Minister for Planning has extended the period for consultation on the draft Major Projects Bill until Friday, 15 May 2020. The Planning Policy Unit remains available to provide briefings on the draft Bill.
The Tribunal has established interim measures to address the Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency.
The Commission has established new arrangements for hearings in response to the COVID-19 emergency.
The Minister for Planning has extended the period for consultation on the Review of the Tasmanian Planning Commission until Friday, 15 May 2020.