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In 2011 the Department of Premier and Cabinet established a project to develop a framework for the mitigation of risks from natural hazards through land use planning and building controls.
The framework will comprise:
The framework was endorsed by Government in 2013, and is being implemented in parallel with the Tasmanian Planning Commission's development of State-wide Planning Directives for natural hazards.
The following principles define the role of governments in intervening in the use of land:
The Guide outlines how to manage the risk presented by natural hazards within the land use planning system. It proposes a 'hazard treatment approach' by which land use planning can be used as a tool to mitigate the risk presented by natural hazards.
Hazard reports identifying risk bands and associated planning controls are developed following extensive discussions with subject matter experts, council planners, State Government stakeholders and appropriate industry representatives.
The Hazard Reports comprise:
Workshop 1 presentations:
Workshop 2 presentations:
Workshop 3 presentations:
A summary of the outcomes of the workshops is contained within the report.
Draft Landslide Planning Report (PDF, 1.8MB)
Coastal Hazards - Workshop outcomes (PDF, 170KB)
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