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Statewide Planning Scheme

Planning for People

Policies - The Tasmanian Greens believe that a planning system should protect livability and the environment, and provide for...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 19 Feb 2018

Greens Release Planning For People Policy

Media Release - The Liberals rushed through the Tasmanian Planning Scheme, written by developers for development interests. It weakens the planning rules that protect our way of life and the local character people love, and threatens our clean green brand...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 4 Feb 2018

Gutwein Steamrolls Complex Reforms Ignoring Tasmanian Planning Commission

Parliamentary Activity - The approval to make the State Planning Provisions on 22 February 2017 was a sad day for all Tasmanians aware of the threat this approval brings to environmental values, local character, and our built and cultural heritage.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 9 Mar 2017

35 Organisations from Around Tasmania Understand Planning Matters

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 8 Mar 2017

Planning Provisions Threaten Tasmania's Unique Values

Media Release - The Liberals’ Statewide Planning Provisions are made by developers, for developers.  Their implementation will mean Tasmania risks losing the very values that make it so appealing in the first place.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 22 Feb 2017

Heritage Register Removals Have Developers Popping the Champagne

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

Cassy O'Connor MP - 30 Nov 2016

Take the Politics out of Planning

Parliamentary Activity - A large public meeting was held at the Hobart Town Hall on 8 November 2016 to discuss widespread anxiety about the substantial negative impacts to Tasmania of the proposed Tasmanian Planning Scheme.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 15 Nov 2016

Gutwein Hides From Public On Planning

Media Release - Twenty community and environment groups are organising a public meeting on Tuesday in Hobart Town Hall, because of their significant concerns about changes to planning in the State.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 6 Nov 2016

DPIPWE Backs Down On State Veg Map

Media Release - The news that DPIPWE will no longer be producing a statewide priority vegetation map as part of the Statewide Planning Scheme was like a bombshell hitting the audience at today's Tasmanian Planning Commission Hearings.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 28 Sep 2016

Gutwein Must Heed Airbnb Pleas

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

Andrea Dawkins - 26 Jul 2016

TPC Should Rethink Planning Scheme Hearings

Media Release - It was standing room only at the Tasmanian Planning Commission Hearing into the Statewide Planning Provisions in Hobart, with people struggling to hear proceedings.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 28 Jun 2016

Government Must Provide More Time for Consultation on State Planning Provisions

Parliamentary Activity - 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 - 31 May 2016

State Planning Provisions a Land Grab For Developers

Media Release - The deadline for submissions on the proposed State Planning Provisions is only days away, and communities and councils are waking up to what these dramatic changes will mean. 

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 15 May 2016

East Coast Salmon Farm Expansion Concern

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 7 Apr 2016

Large Developers the Winners in Government's Statewide Planning Provisions

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 6 Apr 2016

Statewide Planning Scheme Adjournment Defeated

Media Release - Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Planning spokespersonIt's disappointing that both the Liberals and Labor voted against the Greens' move to defer the statewide planning scheme bill until the government released the scheme in full.The Greens...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 13 Oct 2015

Greens Move to Defer Planning Bill

Media Release - Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Planning spokespersonThe Greens will move to defer the bill that enables a statewide planning scheme until the government releases the full scheme, and it has been properly consulted upon.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 12 Oct 2015

Beware Liberals' Planning Amendment

Media Release - 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 with the tabling today of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment Bill 2014.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 28 Oct 2014

Planning Taskforce Questions

Media Release - 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 - 31 May 2014