Review of Judicial Review Act 2000

justiceThe Tasmanian Law Reform Institute has released an Issues Paper on the Judicial Review Act 2000, examining problems with the scope and complexity of the current Act and reform options to improve its operation.

Comments on the Issues Paper can be made until 15 October 2018. Read more and have your say.

Hobart Building Heights Review

hobart-city-councilHobart City Council is seeking feedback on the Building Height Standards Review (prepared by Leigh Woolley) and Council’s response, the Central Hobart Building Height Standards Review Project – Proposed Planning Scheme Amendments.

Comments on the proposed amendments can be made until 17 October 2018. Read more and have your say.

Draft Dove Lake Shelter Development Proposal

CradleThe Parks and Wildlife Service is inviting public comment on the draft Dove Lake Viewing Shelter Development Proposal and Environmental Impact Statement. The proposal includes a new viewing shelter, kiosk, and associated infrastructure at the northern end of Dove Lake.

Comments on the draft EIS can be made until 21 October 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).