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Statewide Planning Scheme


Planning Documents

Planning for People

The Tasmanian Greens believe that a planning system should protect livability and the environment, and provide for meaningful community input.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Policies  |  19 Feb 2018


City Planners Around Table

Greens Release Planning For People Policy

The Liberals rushed through the Tasmanian Planning Scheme, written by developers for development interests.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Feb 2018


Planning Documents

Gutwein Steamrolls Complex Reforms Ignoring Tasmanian Planning Commission

The approval to make the State Planning Provisions on 22 February 2017 was a sad day for all Tasmanians.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Mar 2017


City Planners Around Table

35 Organisations from Around Tasmania Understand Planning Matters

35 organisations from around Tasmania recently met in Ross and joined together as the Planning Matters Alliance.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Mar 2017


City Planners Around Table

Planning Provisions Threaten Tasmania's Unique Values

The Liberals’ Statewide Planning Provisions are made by developers, for developers.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Feb 2017


City Planners Around Table

Heritage Register Removals Have Developers Popping the Champagne

The removal of 514 properties from the Tasmanian Heritage Register will fundamentally alter the look, feel and fabric of our towns and cities over time.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  30 Nov 2016


City Planners Around Table

Take the Politics out of Planning

Under the guise of cutting red tape, the Liberal Government has created a red carpet for developers and have made planning decisions political in Tasmania.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Nov 2016


Public Meeting, Town Hall

Gutwein Hides From Public On Planning

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Nov 2016


Planning Documents

DPIPWE Backs Down On State Veg Map

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Sep 2016


City Planners Around Table

Gutwein Must Heed Airbnb Pleas

The Tasmanian Planning Commission has heard from Airbnb, who were in Hobart today to plead the case of Tasmanian accommodation operators.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  26 Jul 2016


Justice, Scales and Gavel

TPC Should Rethink Planning Scheme Hearings

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Jun 2016


Public Meeting, Town Hall

Government Must Provide More Time for Consultation on State Planning Provisions

The Draft State Planning Provisions (SPPs) fail to prioritise the interests of the community, and protection of the environment, ahead of development interests.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 May 2016


City Planners Around Table

State Planning Provisions a Land Grab For Developers

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  15 May 2016


Ocean Waves

East Coast Salmon Farm Expansion Concern

The fin-fish farming expansion by Tassal into the east coast marine environment has caused enormous community concern.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Apr 2016


Planning Documents

Large Developers the Winners in Government's Statewide Planning Provisions

The State-wide Planning Provisions (SPPs) have been released for public comment.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Apr 2016


Public Meeting, Town Hall

Statewide Planning Scheme Adjournment Defeated

It's disappointing that both the Liberals and Labor voted against the Greens' move to defer the statewide planning scheme bill.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Oct 2015


Planning Documents

Greens Move to Defer Planning Bill

The Greens will move to defer the bill that enables a statewide planning scheme until the government releases the full scheme.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Oct 2015


Planning Documents

Planning Scheme Rushed, Lacking Detail

The Statewide Planning Scheme is the greatest change ever to planning in the state's history and Tasmanians have only been given six weeks to comment on it.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  24 Sep 2015


City Planners Around Table

Beware Liberals' Planning Amendment

A first shot has been fired across the bow at Tasmanians who want to have a say in planning reform and decisions that affect their lives.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Oct 2014


City Planners Around Table

Planning Taskforce Questions

Planning Minister, Peter Gutwein, is avoiding scrutiny over the use of taxpayer dollars to establish a developer-led planning reform Taskforce.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  31 May 2014