The Tasmanian Chapter continues to engage with various levels of government on matters relevant to members. Most recently, the Chapter has been approached to provide comment on the following:
Automatic Mutual Recognition scheme – Consultation on amendments to licensing legislation
The Institute is currently providing a response to proposed changes in light of the Automatic Mutual Recognition scheme being introduced. More information can be found on the Department of Justice Community Consultation website.
Consultation on new Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Legislation
The Institute is currently putting together a response to this consultation paper. More information can be found on the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania website.
Tas Government – Consultancy Services Panel for Health Infrastructure Projects
The Tasmanian Department of Health is seeking to consult with industry and local business representatives in relation to an intended procurement process to establish a Consultancy Services Panel for Health Infrastructure Projects.
The procurement will be run as an open Request for Tender process via the Tasmanian Government Tenders website (eTendering Home Page (tenders.tas.gov.au)).
The Institute has been selected to participate in this consultation. The Industry Consultation Report can be found here. A response is due by Tuesday 3 May, and input from members is welcomed in order for us to compile feedback.
Draft Use Planning and Approvals Amendment Bill 2022
The Institute has been invited to comment on the draft of the Land Use Planning and Approval Amendment Bill 2022, relating to the Major Projects assessment process. The Bill seeks to refine and clarify processes for the assessment of Major Projects under Division 2A of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993.
Further information on the draft Bill can be found on the State Planning Office website via our Have Your Say page. Responses are due by Thursday 12 May, and we encourage members to provide feedback for us to compile.
These responses can’t be put together without input from our members, and we sincerely thank all our members who have assisted, and are assisting with these responses. If you have the capacity to assist in providing a response to any of these submissions, please email Fiona McMullen.
All Tasmanian Chapter submissions can be found here.