Media release: PMAT's Policy Election Scorecard

Today the Planning Matters Alliance Tasmania released its Planning Policy Election Scorecard (copy attached). The scorecard launch comes as PMAT commences its second election television advertisement. The advertisement links the duel issue of private commercial development in reserves and the high rise hotel proposals and the simple fact that the public could have absolutely no role in the assessment of these proposals, or rights of appeal.

PMAT's Planning Policy Election Scorecard is go!

Planning Matters Alliance Tasmania has launched its planning policy checker so you can now determine where political parties and candidates stand on planning issues and how the Liberals' new planning laws could harm Tasmania's precious way of life and the areas we live, work and play in. 

Please download and share with people so that more people understand what's at stake this election.

Download election scorecard → 


Cable car scandal a case in point – Tasmania needs robust planning laws

Revelations the Hodgman government secretly approved an ‘Authority’ for the Mt Wellington Cable Car Company to enter protected land on the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington to begin drilling as part of the controversial cable car project, just days before the Tasmanian state election was called, highlights the lack of proper process and need for robust planning laws.