Government keen for more fast-tracked residential rezoning with Launceston land among those in the pipeline

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated July 28 2019 - 10:57pm, first published 7:15am
The six government-owned parcels of land the Tasmanian government considers "potentially suitable" for fast-tracked rezoning in response to the housing crisis. Housing Minister Roger Jaensch is keen to see action soon.

The Tasmanian government will rezone further land in Launceston for "affordable" housing as soon as possible under its fast-tracked process, which critics claim sidelines councils and communities.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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