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Community, science and environment voices raise alarm over statewide planning scheme threat to national parks, threatened species and urban amenity

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In the lead-up to the final opportunity for consultation on the proposed State Planning Provisions, a growing range of community voices are coming together to highlight key concerns with the direction of the changes and the alienation of the public in planning decisions. Next week, the Tasmanian Planning Commission will hold hearings on aspects of the scheme.
 
 
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Strong support for Aboriginal management of takayna/Tarkine coast

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Following the decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court, The Wilderness Society today supported the call for Aboriginal management of the takayna/Tarkine coast. They reiterated the longstanding request for the Hodgman Government to accept the outcome of the consultative, compromise process that closed 4WD tracks on the takayna coast following lengthy review and expert advice on the destruction of important heritage values by the drivers of off-road vehicles.
 
 

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