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Improved access to a World Heritage view

24/07/2017

An upgrade of the popular viewing platform on the shore of Lake St Clair has now been completed, improving disability access to one of the finest viewing points of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.More

Improved access to two of the North-west's natural wonders

24/07/2017

The North-west is home to some of Tasmania's most stunning natural attractions, and we are pleased to announce upgrades have now been completed at Trowutta Arch and Dip Falls.More

Overland Track bookings open with a rush

18/07/2017

Tasmania's iconic world-renowned bushwalks are a key driver behind the boom in visitor numbers to the state, and bookings for the Overland Track walking season have opened with a rush for the peak summer period.More

Works, Development Applications and Events

Crown land in Tasmania is managed by various Government agencies. The information below relates solely to Crown land managed under the Crown Lands Act 1976 by Crown Land Services.

Works

Prior to undertaking any works on Crown land authority must be obtained from Crown Land Services (CLS) .

Examples of works requiring Authority include:

  • Erecting, repairing and replacing temporary or permanent structures such as signs, walkways, pipe lines, buildings and marine structures
  • Weeding and revegetating; removing and lopping trees
  • Accessing Crown land for geo-technical drilling

Where the proposal involves new permanent structures, CLS may also require a further application to lease, licence or purchase the Crown land.

Changes in the use of existing structures and to existing lease or licence boundaries, may require adjustments to agreements. In some circumstances new agreements will be necessary.

The local Council also may have requirements. In some cases Council may require Planning Approval, if so CLS must be informed.

To apply for Authority to undertake works lodge a Works and/or Development Application Request form. Then CLS will conduct an initial assessment and advise on further requirements.

Development Applications

The local Council may require that Crown Consent is obtained from CLS before the lodgement of Development Applications (DA).

When applying for Crown consent to Lodge a DA with Council, lodge a Works and/or Development Application Request form. The complete and final version of the DA package also must be supplied.  In such cases, the complete DA package includes the Council Lodgement Form and any other documents such as reports and plans that are to be lodged with Council.

CLS will conduct an initial assessment and advise on further requirements once the Works and/or Development Application Request form and the complete DA package is received.

Events

Authority must also be obtained to hold events on Crown land, particularly where the event excludes public access or involves erecting temporary structures. Examples of events requiring Authority include carnivals and regattas. To apply for Authority lodge an Event Application form.

Lodgement Details

Lodge a request by emailing CLS.Enquiries@parks.tas.gov.au

OR

Mail a request to:
Crown Land Services
Department of Primary Industries Parks Water and Environment
GPO Box 44
HOBART TAS 7001

Contact

Crown Land Services
Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service
Department of Primary Industries Parks Water & Environment
Level 8, Lands Building, 134 Macquarie Street Hobart
GPO Box 44 Hobart TAS 7001

General Enquiries Message Service: Ph. (03) 6233 6413

A Crown Land Services Officer will contact you the next business day to discuss your enquiry.

Email for appointments or enquiries: CLS.Enquiries@parks.tas.gov.au