Advocacy tasmania

Tasmania is the state with the most potential. Our advocacy agenda unlocks that opportunity.

Brian Wightman -Tasmanian Executive Director

Our top priority is to assist in delivering a single state-wide planning scheme.

Brian Wightman -Tasmanian Executive Director

Property directly accounts for 7.8% of Tasmania's economic activity.

Brian Wightman -Tasmanian Executive Director

Our Focus

Planning reform

To assist the State Government in delivering a single state-wide planning scheme.

 

Regulation reduction

To assist the State Government in reducing red and green tape by 20 per cent.

 

Utilities reduction

To deliver infrastructure improvement and contestability and pricing certainty in the market.

 

Local government reform

To strategically advocate and lead public debate regarding a reduction in the number of councils across Tasmania.

 

Taxation and rates reform

To contribute to the national debate regarding taxation reform, and to deliver transparency concerning rates.

 

Population growth

To support the State Government in its push for 650,000 Tasmanians by 2050.

 

KEY DOCUMENTS

Featured news

  • EARLY ADOPTERS SIGN UP TO BUILDING UPGRADE FINANCE

    The Property Council is pleased to announce that the first two commercial buildings in South Australia to undergo environmental and energy efficiency upgrades using the newly legislated Building Upgrade Finance (BUF) mechanism have been funded in Edinburgh Park at Salisbury and within the Adelaide CBD. BUF assists commercial building owners to...

  • ONE CYNICAL TAX REPLACED BY INCREASE TO ANOTHER

    The State Government’s decision to increase the foreign investor tax is a cynical exercise at a time when South Australia needs investment.

    “The State Government needs to decide which message they want to send to investors: either South Australia is open to investment or it’s closed,” said SA Executive Director Daniel Gannon.

    “We are either...

  • South Australia 2017-18 Budget Submission

    As the biggest private sector employer in South Australia, the property industry plays a vital role in driving our State, strengthening the economy, and creating rewarding and sustainable jobs.

  • CAPITAL CITY POLICY REVIEW (DESIGN QUALITY) DPA AMENDMENT

    The Property Council of Australia has provided comment on the State Government's Capital City Policy Review (Design Quality) DPA Amendment.

     

TAS FAST FACTS

$2

Billion in GSP

property directly accounts for 7.8 per cent of Tasmania's economic activity

$869

Billion in Wages

almost 1 in 10 people in Tasmania draw a wage directly or indirectly from the property industry

13k

direct Jobs

property creates 13,923 direct jobs in Tasmania and supports another 16,060

 

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