The State Government have released the Local Government Board’s Stage Two Interim Report on the Future of Local Government Review. Tasman Council is in the process of writing a further submission in response to this report.
Click the links below to read the full Interim Report on the Future of Local Government Stage 2, as well as a Summary Report of the same.
Future Of Local Government Review Stage 2 Interim Report
Future Of Local Government Review Stage 2 Summary Report
The Tasmanian Government is undertaking a broad review of the role, function and design of Local Government in Tasmania. Community input into the review is vital.
“The Future of Local Government Review has been commissioned by the Tasmanian Government to ensure our system of local government is robust, capable, and ready for the challenges and opportunities of the future. The Review is an ambitious, generational opportunity to explore the role, function, and design of local government in Tasmania.
The Minister for Local Government and Planning, the Hon Roger Jaensch MP, has appointed five members to the Local Government Board established under the Local Government Act 1993, which also includes the Director of Local Government, to undertake the Review. The Board is chaired by the Hon Sue Smith AM.
The Future of Local Government Review commenced on 20 January 2022 and will take approximately 18 months to complete.”
In December 2022, the Board released a stage 2 community update which can be reviewed on the future of local government review website, here: https://www.futurelocal.tas.gov.au/publications/