Reports & Submissions

Reports & Submissions2017-11-16T04:11:55+00:00

Failing to plan is planning to fail

June 19th, 2024|

About forty per cent of Tasmania’s land area is reserved land however no reserve has a current management plan. More than a third of the area of reserved land lacks any management plans, including three national parks.

Reform of PWS Reserve Activity Assessment process

February 7th, 2024|

The Tasmanian government is proposing a developer-friendly development assessment and approval process that facilitates the development of Lutruwita / Tasmania's World Heritage Areas, national parks and other reserves. Submissions are due by 8 March 2024.

Maugean skate under threat

January 30th, 2024|

It our recent submission to the federal EPBC review of salmon farming in Macquarie Harbour, the TNPA urged Environment Minister Plibersek to revoke the 2012 NCA-PM decision which allowed the expansion of marine farming in Macquarie Harbour. It should be replaced with a decision to prohibit salmonid aquaculture in those waters.

Update on Tyndalls ‘Next Iconic Walk’ project

November 8th, 2023|

A Development Application for PWS's 'Next Iconic Walk' project is likely to be released early in 2024, and completion of construction is currently planned for 2029. Most of our original fundamental problems with the project remain, plus some new concerns have recently come to light.

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