Planning & Environment Update – 12 November 2021

Lake Malbena – Tourism developments in reserve areas

On 15 September 2021, the Full Court of the Supreme Court of Tasmania handed down the long-awaited decision of Wilderness Society (Tasmania) Inc v Wild Drake Pty Ltd [2021] TASFC 12 (Lake Malbena). The decision has clarified how some proposals for developments in reserve areas, such as the World Heritage area or National Parks, must be assessed by local councils (Planning Authority).

Our discussion on this decision can be accessed by clicking Download below.

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Published: 12 November 2021

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