Heritage Tasmania's Northern employees have voiced their opposition to a proposal to relocate them from their office in Launceston's CBD to Prospect.
The Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment Department wants to consolidate about 50 of its "dispersed" employees into a single location: the Prospect state government offices.
It's also said the move would improve efficiency, as well as service delivery outcomes.
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While the majority of the workers affected by what's being called the Northern Accommodation Project are currently based in Henty House in Civic Square, the four Heritage Tasmania employees who work out of the Public Buildings on St John Street have also been facing the possibility of having to relocate to Prospect.
It's understood DPIPWE is considering backing down from its original proposal, potentially heeding the objections of the Heritage Tasmania workers.
The four employees' concerns were relayed to a senior manager at the department last month.
It's understood that chief among the issues Heritage Tasmania workers have with the proposal to move them out of the CBD was the fact they were currently situated within a 1 kilometre radius of 500 heritage-listed properties, whereas the Prospect offices were close to only one heritage-listed place.
Diminished access to key central Launceston development sites - as well as consultants, contractors and resources like the Launceston Library and Town Hall - was also raised as a concern.
DPIPWE was contacted for comment.