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Construction, Work Site

Local Government – Dorset Council Depot

Serious complaints have been lodged with the Local Government Division about the Dorset Council's illegal construction of a depot on Crown land.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Nov 2020


Shaking Hands

Planning – Crown Land Consent

If a person wants to undertake a project on crown land they need to enter into a lease or licence before landholder consent will be granted.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Nov 2020


Ralphs Bay, South Arm Peninsula, Tasmania

Strong Community Voices Prevail on Eastern Shore

We congratulate the Clarence City Council for voting against the construction of a 67 metre private jetty on Crown Land at Ralphs Bay.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Oct 2020


City Planners Around Table

Clarence City Council Should Reclaim Kangaroo Bay

Clarence City Council should commence a buy-back process to reclaim Kangaroo Bay for public use, instead of committing to an unspecified private development. 

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Oct 2020


Ralphs Bay, South Arm Peninsula, Tasmania

Ralphs Bay Must Stay Saved

Ralphs Bay is public land, saved from private development by a fierce and dedicated community once before.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Oct 2020


Rosny Hill, Rosny, Tasmania

Rosny Hill - Land Use for Proposed Development

Rosny Hill land is publicly owned and a gift to all Tasmanians now and for future peoples.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Jun 2018


City Planners Around Table

Rosny Hill - Proposed Hotel Development

Eastern Shore residents are waiting for a major private development planned for the top of Rosny Hill to be advertised by the Clarence City Council any day.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Jun 2018


Pile of Woodchips

Courtney Must Withhold Land Consent for Woodchip Port Until After Council Elections

Minister Courtney today confirmed landowner’s consent was being considered by her government for the southern woodchip port. 

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  3 May 2018


City Planners Around Table

Residents Demand Kangaroo Bay Development Approval be Rescinded

A packed public meeting moved to censure Clarence City Council for failing to uphold the community consultation guidelines.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Jun 2017


Shaking Hands

Crown Land - Details of Negotiations with Private Developers

Communities from Swansea to Stanley, Table Cape, Boat Harbour and Wynyard are faced with losing their treasured coastal crown land places.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 Apr 2017


Shaking Hands

Liberals and Labor United on Crown Land Deals

Labor and the Liberals voted together against a Greens' Motion calling for far greater transparency in Crown Land deals with private developers.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  5 Apr 2017


kunanyi / Mount Wellington

Why Did the Premier Take Crown Land Responsibility Away From Groom?

In a move he failed to explain, the Premier has relieved Environment and Parks Minister, Matthew Groom, of his responsibility for Crown Lands.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Apr 2017


Planning Documents

Desperate Liberals Mislead over Crown Land

The Liberals have released a laughably desperate list of properties sold under the previous government.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Apr 2017


Overland Track, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Tasmania

Premier Misleads Tasmanians over Crown Land Giveaways

On radio this morning, the Premier misled Tasmanians over what is becoming a private developer feeding frenzy over public Crown Land assets.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  24 Mar 2017


Bushfire, Burned Forest

Crown Land Fire Sale on the Cards

The Office of the Coordinator General has sought and obtained a list of Crown Land properties that can be made available to private developers.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Oct 2015