Coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts on the planning system

(updated 1 April 2021)

Review the latest information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts on the planning system.

Notices issued under the COVID-19 emergency legislation

The Premier has issued notices related to the land use planning system under the COVID-19 emergency legislation.

Announcement from Planning Ministers - April 2020: Land Use Planning and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Planning ministers agree nationally on a set of principles for how our planning systems should operate during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 emergency legislation

The Government recently gave effect to the COVID-19 Disease Emergency (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2020 (the COVID-19 Act), which provides a number of important emergency measures to assist with the many disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, including some that relate to Tasmania’s land use planning system.

Tasmanian Civil & Administrative Tribunal (TASCAT) - Resource and Planning Stream response to COVID-19

The Tribunal has established interim measures to address the Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency.

Tasmanian Planning Commission response to COVID-19

The Commission has established new arrangements for hearings in response to the COVID-19 emergency.