Heritage Council to review intervention rules

Matt Dennien
By Matt Dennien
Updated March 23 2019 - 8:11am, first published March 22 2019 - 3:40am
The Tasmanian Heritage Council will only intervene in particular situations to place a site on the heritage list if a development application is active. The council are now conducting a review of the policy after a nomination for the Kings Meadows Convict Station last year.

The state's statutory heritage body will conduct a "timely" review its policy for intervention on sites with active development applications, after a case involving a former convict station discovered south of Launceston last year.

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Matt Dennien

Matt Dennien

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Matt Dennien is a journalist at The Examiner, based in Launceston. Contact him via email at matt.dennien@examiner.com.au, or more securely via Signal on +61 437 672 994.