The West Tamar Council will seek to "proactively" develop and implement a landslip program after an emotional meeting in which it formally received a report into an event impacting five Deviot families in 2016.
Councillors voted unanimously to receive the report by Dr Derek Pennington at Tuesday's meeting, with it to be forwarded to the Department of Premier and Cabinet and action to be taken - within the council's function and responsibility - on its recommendations.
Both the council and state government have faced calls to compensate those affected in the Brickmakers Point area, including from Rosevears Independent MLC Kerry Finch.
Mayor Christina Holmdahl ensured the council would "do everything we can" to assist those impacted. "That includes consideration of compensation," she said.
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Cr Holmdahl added the council would work closely with the state government to see how it could "fast-forward" the next stage of the process as it was "not fair" to affected landholders to draw it out any further.
The Pennington report found the 2016 landslip was a reactivation, caused in part by significant rain, poor council and private road drainage and the removal of vegetation.
During public question time, City of Launceston councillor Nick Daking spoke about both the financial and "emotional pressure" the family had faced over the past three years.
He hoped the council, state government and other relevant stakeholders could meet with the families by the end of the year so steps forward could be taken.
"The one thing I'd like to see out of this report is that another family can't be in this position again," he said.
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