General publications

arrow Living on the Coast - The Cradle Coast Regional Land Use Planning Framework (PDF, 3.5 MB) 175 pages 10/2011

The Cradle Coast Regional Land Use Planning Framework provides a regional perspective on land use planning issues of significance for all the municipal areas within the Cradle Coast Region of northwest Tasmania.The Framework contains the Cradle Coast Regional Land Use Strategy 2010-2030, a statutory planning instrument under the Tasmanian Resource Management and Planning System. The purpose of the Strategy is to provide a consistent policy foundation for the regulatory intentions and requirements contained in local planning schemes prepared for each municipal area.


arrow Ministerial Statement of Expectation 2020 (PDF, 246.2 KB) 6 pages 01/2020

Under the Tasmanian Planning Commission Act 1997, the Minister for Planning must provide the Commission with a statement of expectation. This outlines his expectations of the Commission over a two year period. The current statement of expectation is for the period 2020-2021.


arrow Regional Land Use Strategy of Northern Tasmania, June 2018 (PDF, 9.7 MB) 63 pages 06/2018

The Regional Land Use Strategy for Northern Tasmania is a strategic plan for the region’s future development and planning to 2032. It has a 20-year planning time horizon for integrated infrastructure, land use development and transport planning, underpinned by economic development, social and environmental strategies. The strategy will be revised regularly as new evidence based strategic planning investigations and information is made available to provide greater certainty to the strategic planning and development of the region.


arrow Southern Tasmania Regional Land Use Strategy 2010-2035, amended 9 May 2018 (PDF, 9.1 MB) 145 pages 05/2018

This Regional Land Use Strategy is intended to be a broad policy document that will facilitate and manage change, growth, and development within Southern Tasmania over the next 25 years. The Regional Strategy took effect in October 2011 and was updated with minor revisions in October 2013 and September 2016. The current version was amended on 9 May 2018.


arrow State of the Environment Report Tasmania - Overview 2009 (PDF, 2.6 MB) 20 pages 10/2009

This State of the Environment Report: Tasmania 2009 presents information for the reporting period from 2003 to 2008 and reflects a new and evolving context for resource management and land use planning. Three State of the Environment reports have previously been prepared for Tasmania.


arrow Tasmanian Planning Commission - Code of Conduct for the Executive Commissioner, Commissioners and Delegates (PDF, 169.9 KB) pages 05/2019

Tasmanian Planning Commission - Code of Conduct for the Executive Commissioner, Commissioners and Delegates


arrow Tasmanian Planning Commission Annual Report 2018-2019 (PDF, 793.1 KB) 20 pages 10/2019

Annual report for the Tasmanian Planning Commission for the year ending 30 June 2019, in accordance with section 19 of the Tasmanian Planning Commission Act 1997