Given the significant public interest in this matter, council would like to provide an update for the community.

A letter from the Minister for Planning Michael Ferguson MP, dated 25 May 2022, outlines the Minister’s view that “… an amendment to the UGB prior to finalisation and endorsement of the Greater Hobart Plan, and completion of other associated studies… would be both premature and potentially undermine the Greater Hobart Plan and its implementation.”

He has set aside his decision to consider an amendment to the UGB at Richardsons Road, Sandford until this further work is completed.