Northern Midland Council 'fails' to protect historic Longford Racecourse, Planning Commission finds

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
August 18 2021 - 6:30pm
Longford vet Michael Morris, local history committee chair Neil Tubb, horse racing supporter Steve Dodd and retired jockey Max Baker at the racecourse. Picture: Phillip Biggs

A Northern Midlands Council plan "fails" to protect the historic Longford Racecourse against encroaching housing development, the Tasmanian Planning Commission has found.

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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