hobart-city-councilHobart City Council Climate Strategy

Hobart City Council is reviewing its Climate Change Strategy, and has released discussion papers on Reducing Emissions and Responding to Climate Change to guide input. Community forums will also be held in February 2018 to provide more opportunity for discussion (click here for details)

Comments on the discussion papers and draft Strategy can be made until 5 March 2018Read more and have your say.


Tourism Strategies

Tasmania-logoThe Tasmanian Government has released two documents regarding options to grow new sectors of the tourism industry:

Feedback on the Draft Agri-tourism ​​​​​Strategy can be made here.  Comments on the Heritage Tourism paper can be made until 31 March 2018Read more and have your say.

Stay up to date

To stay up to date with opportunities to comment, subscribe to the EDO Tasmania Bulletin.   You can also use these resources to gather information about current opportunities to have your say.


  • Tasmanian Government
  • Environment Protection Authority – Assessments in Progress
  • TasWater – Have your say
  • Tasmanian Planning Commission – Amendments to Planning Scheme
  • Planning Alerts – this is a free website that allows you to register to receive an email when a local government planning application is lodged near you (note:  as at January 2016, only Hobart, Launceston, Clarence, Kingborough, Huon Valley and Sorell Councils have signed up to this service – if you are in another local government area, encourage your council to register with Planning Alerts)
  • Local councils
    • check the public notices in your local paper, look for the Council logo.  All discretionary planning applications must be advertised
    • read local newsletters for information about upcoming public meetings and consultations
    • check your Council’s website (generally, in the “Public Notices” section).