Department of Premier and Cabinet

Partnership agreements

On this page, you can search for an agreement, find a signing date and access a Council's website.

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There are four types of partnership agreements developed under the State and Local Government Partnership Agreements program:

Bilateral with one council
Regional with a group of councils
Statewide with all councils through the Local Government Association of Tasmania
Tripartite between the State and Commonwealth Governments and all councils through the Local Government Association of Tasmania

Other Partnership Agreements.


Signed bilateral agreements

A bilateral partnership agreement is between the State Government and one council. The first Bilateral agreement was signed with Circular Head Council on 1 June 1999.

Break O'Day 22 May 2011 (Second agreement:13 February 2009 and first agreement:12 April 2002)
Brighton 3 December 2009 (First agreement: 2 September 2004)
Burnie City 6 September 2002
Central Coast 15 October 2006
Central Highlands 11 May 2010 (First agreement: 15 October 2002)
Circular Head 20 September 2004 (First agreement: 1 June 1999)
Clarence 23 October 2006
Derwent Valley 19 September 2002
Devonport City 15 September 2004
Dorset 24 May 2009 (First agreement: 14 October 2003)
Flinders 20 October 2000
George Town 25 October 2009 (First agreement: 23 March 2003)
Glamorgan-Spring Bay  29 January 2010 (First agreement: 3 December 2002)
Glenorchy City 30 July 2008 (First agreement: 19 October 2000)
Hobart City 11 December 2001
Kentish 16 July 2006
Kingborough 18 December 2001
King Island 26 October 2012 (First agreement: 3 April 2003)
Latrobe 29 April 2008 (First agreement: 17 July 2003)
Launceston City 14 July 2005 (First agreement: 26 November 1999)
Meander Valley 29 January 2009 (First agreement:24 July 2003)
Northern Midlands 22 February 2011 (First agreement: 5 December 2003)
Sorell 21 July 2006
Southern Midlands 27 March 2007
Tasman 14 November 2010 (First agreement:11 May 2004)
Waratah Wynyard 26 April 2005
West Coast 28 July 2009 (First agreement:11 September 2002)
West Tamar 30 October 2003

 


Signed regional agreements

The State Government introduced regional partnership agreements to address issues that cross local boundaries but do not apply to the whole state. All Tasmanian councils have chosen to be part of one of three regional local government organisations.

Northern Tasmania Development [formerly region north!] 18 July 2001
Cradle Coast Authority 10 October 2001
Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority [formerly Southern Tasmanian Councils] 11 December 2003
 Midland Highway  17 December 2010
 Brooker Highway Transport Plan  19 April 2011
 

Signed statewide agreements

Statewide partnership agreements are developed under the Premier's Local Government Council between the state and all local governments on issues of statewide significance.

Climate Change 16 December 2008
Communications and Consultation

Revised December 2012

Revised December 2010

Revised 16 December 2009

16 December 2008.

(First agreement: 27 March 2003)

Financial Reform 29 July 2003
Simplifying Planning Schemes 6 October 2000
Waste Management 23 October 2000
 

Signed Tripartite Agreement on Population Ageing in Tasmania

In addition to bilateral, regional and statewide partnership agreements, a ground-breaking Tripartite Partnership Agreement for Population Ageing in Tasmania was signed within the partnership agreements program.This is the first tripartite partnership agreement and the first agreement of its kind in Australia. It is between the State and Australian Governments and the Local Government Association of Tasmania, representing all 29 Tasmanian Councils.  The original agreement was signed on 28 August 2006. The agreement concluded on 27 August 2009.

The final report of the Steering Committee was released in September 2009.

Revised Tripartite Partnership Agreement for Population Ageing in Tasmania Revised December 2007
First Tripartite Partnership Agreement Signed 28 August 2006
 

Break O'Day

The Break O'Day Council is a member of Northern Tasmania Development.

The third Break O'Day Partnership Agreement was signed on 22 May 2011.

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Brighton

The Brighton Council is a member of the Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority.

The second Brighton Council Partnership Agreement was signed on 3 December 2009.

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Burnie City

The Burnie Council is a member of the Cradle Coast Authority.

The Burnie City Council Partnership Agreement was signed on 6 September 2002.

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Central Coast

The Central Coast Council is a member of the Cradle Coast Authority.

The Central Coast Partnership Agreement was signed on 15 October 2006.

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Central Highlands

The Central Highlands Council is a member of the Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority.

The second Central Highlands Partnership Agreement was signed on 11 May 2010.

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Circular Head

The Circular Head Council is a member of the Cradle Coast Authority.

The Circular Head Partnership Agreement was the first State and Local Government Partnership Agreement signed in June 1999. A second partnership agreement was signed on 20 September 2004.

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Clarence City

The Clarence City Council is a member of the Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority.

The Clarence City Partnership Agreement was signed on 23 October 2006.

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Climate Change

The climate change agreement was signed on 16 December 2008. It is the fifth statewide partnership agreement signed by the State Government and local government in Tasmania. The agreement will be ongoing.

View the Statewide agreement on Climate Change PDF icon(PDF, 221KB)


Communication and Consultation

The second communication and consultation partnership agreement under the Premier's Local Government Council was signed by Premier David Bartlett and President of the Local Government Association of Tasmania, Councillor Mike Gaffney on 16 December 2008.  The second agreement was revised in December 2010, and again in December 2012.

The first agreement was signed on 27 March 2003.

The agreement sets out the commitments of both the Tasmanian Government and local government to communicate on issues of statewide importance and includes guidelines on communication and consultation between the two spheres of government.

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Cradle Coast Authority (CCA)

The CCA consists of nine councils located in the north-west and west of the state. These are:

Burnie City Central Coast Circular Head
Devonport City Kentish King Island
Latrobe Waratah-Wynyard West Coast

The CCA Partnership Agreement was the second regional agreement developed under the State and Local Government Partnership Agreements program. It was signed on 10 October 2001

View the Partnership Agreement PDF icon(PDF, 138KB)

The Cradle Coast Authority is one of three regional bodies in Tasmania. See also:

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Derwent Valley

The Derwent Valley Council is a member of the Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority.

The Derwent Valley Partnership Agreement was signed on 19 September 2002.

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Devonport City

The Devonport City Council is a member of the Cradle Coast Authority.

The Devonport City Partnership Agreement was signed on 15 September 2004.

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Dorset

The Dorset Council is a member of Northern Tasmania Development.

The second Dorset Council partnership agreement was signed on 24 May 2009.

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Financial Reform

The statewide Partnership Agreement on State and Local Government Financial Reform was signed on 29 July 2003. It was the fourth statewide Agreement signed, and the first of its kind in Australia.

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Flinders

The Flinders Council is a member of Northern Tasmania Development.

The Flinders Council partnership agreement was signed on 20 October 2000.

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George Town

The George Town Council is a member of Northern Tasmania Development.

The second partnership agreement was signed on 25 October 2009.

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Glamorgan-Spring Bay

The Glamorgan-Spring Bay Council is a member of Northern Tasmania Development.

The second Glamorgan-Spring Bay Council partnership agreement was signed on 29 January 2010.

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first Partnership Agreement PDF icon(PDF, 938KB)

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Glenorchy City

The Glenorchy City Council is a member of the Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority.

The second Glenorchy City Council partnership agreement was signed on 30 July 2008.

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Hobart City

The Hobart City Council is a member of the Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority.

A partnership agreement with the Hobart City Council was signed on 11 December 2001. The partnership agreement was revised 6 May 2003.

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Huon Valley

The Huon Valley Council is a member of the Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority.

Negotiations on a bilateral partnership agreement with Huon Valley Council will commence shortly.

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Kentish

The Kentish Council is a member of the Cradle Coast Authority .

The Kentish Partnership Agreement was signed on 16 July 2006. The partnership agreement was revised October 2007.

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Kingborough

The Kingborough Council is a member of the Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority.

A single-issue partnership agreement with the Kingborough Council was signed on 18 December 2001. This is the first single-issue agreement to be developed with a Tasmanian Council.

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King Island

The King Island Council is a member of the Cradle Coast Authority.

The second King Island Council partnership agreement was signed on 30 August 2008.

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Latrobe

The Latrobe Council is a member of the Cradle Coast Authority.

The second Latrobe partnership agreement was signed on 29 April 2008.

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Launceston City

The Launceston City Council is a member of Northern Tasmania Development.

The second Launceston City Council was signed 14 July 2005.

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Meander Valley

The Meander Valley Council is a member of Northern Tasmania Development.

The second Meander Valley Partnership Agreement was signed on 29 January 2009.

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Northern Midlands

The Northern Midlands Council is a member of Northern Tasmania Development.

The Northern Midlands Partnership Agreement was signed on 5 December 2003.

The second Northern Midlands Partnership Agreement was signed on 22 February 2011.

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Northern Tasmania Development

Northern Tasmania Development consists of eight councils located in the north and north east of the State. These are:

Break O'Day Dorset Flinders
George Town Launceston City Meander Valley
Northern Midlands West Tamar

The Northern Tasmania Development Partnership Agreement was originally signed as the Northern Tasmanian Municipal Organisation (NTMO) Partnership Agreement. The NTMO was disbanded in 2002 and management of the partnership agreement was transferred directly to the Northern Tasmanian Regional Development Board (NTRDB).

The Northern Tasmania Development Partnership Agreement was the first regional agreement developed under the State and Local Government Partnership Agreements program. It was signed on 18 July 2001 and revised in March 2003 following the first evaluation.

Northern Tasmania Development is one of three regional bodies in Tasmania. See also:

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Sorell

The Sorell Council is a member of the Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority.

The Sorell Partnership Agreement was signed on Friday 21 July 2006.

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Southern Midlands

The Southern Midlands Council is a member of the Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority.

The Southern Midlands Partnership Agreement was signed on Tuesday 27 March 2007.

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Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority (STCA)

The STCA consists of 12 councils located in the south and east of the State. These are:

Brighton Central Highlands Clarence City
Derwent Valley Glamorgan-Spring Bay Glenorchy City
Hobart City Huon Valley Kingborough
Sorell Southern Midlands Tasman

The STCA Partnership Agreement was signed on 11 December 2003.

View the partnership agreement PDF icon(PDF, 345KB)

A number of the STCA councils are involved in issue-specific regional partnership agreements. These partnership agreements were developed before the STCA regional partnership agreement negotiations were commenced. These are:

The Sustainable Growth of Tourism in Southern Tasmania PDF icon(PDF, 29KB)
Partnership Agreements on the Management of the Derwent Estuary

The Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority is one of three regional bodies in Tasmania. See also:

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Tasman

The Tasman Council is a member of the Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority.

The second bilateral partnership agreement with the Tasman Council was signed on 14 November 2010.

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Second Partnership Agreement 

First Partnership Agreement PDF icon(PDF, 775KB)

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Waratah-Wynyard

The Waratah-Wynyard Council is a member of the Cradle Coast Authority.

A bilateral partnership agreement with Waratah-Wynyard Council was signed on 26 April 2005.

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Waste Management

This is a statewide partnership agreement, developed by the Premier's Local Government Council.

View the Statewide Agreement on Waste Management PDF icon(PDF, 42KB)

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West Coast

The West Coast Council is a member of the Cradle Coast Authority.

The second West Coast Partnership Agreement was signed on 28 July 2009.

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Second Partnerhip Agreement  and the

original Partnership Agreement PDF icon(PDF, 196KB)

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West Tamar

The West Tamar Council is a member of Northern Tasmania Development.

The West Tamar Partnership Agreement was signed on 30 October 2003.

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