Sorell (Municipality) - TAS

Changes to Building and Plumbing Permits

Changes to Building and Plumbing Permits

Under The Building Act 2016, it is now a legislated requirement that plumbing and building permits issued prior to 1 January 2017 will expire on 30 June 2020, unless the applicant has applied for an extension of time. All permits issued after 1 January 2017 will automatically lapse after 2 … Continue reading →
Sorell Council
02 Aug 2019
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Tasmanian Government – Draft Waste Action Plan

Tasmanian Government – Draft Waste Action Plan

The Tasmanian Government has released the draft Waste Action Plan. This Plan provides a framework for discussion with Local Government, business and the community on the best way to address the waste and resource recovery challenges that face Tasmania. It identifies the actions the Tasmanian Government will take to tackle … Continue reading →
Sorell Council
26 Jul 2019
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Review of Local Government Legislation

Review of Local Government Legislation

The Tasmanian Government is conducting a major review of Tasmania’s Local Government Legislation Framework. The Review was announced in June 2018 and will involve extensive consultation with the local government sector, the community and affected stakeholders. Further information, including on the scope of the Review. Its objectives and Terms of … Continue reading →
Sorell Council
19 Jul 2019
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Sorell Park and Ride

Sorell Park and Ride

The Park and Ride in Sorell will be closed for two weeks during the school holidays for upgrades to the existing bus stops to improve access and capacity. Monday 10 July to Friday 26 July. During this time all bus services will be picking up and dropping off passengers form … Continue reading →
Sorell Council
05 Jul 2019
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Pembroke Park

Pembroke Park

Council has committed to making Pembroke Park the sporting and recreation hub for the South East Region. A Master Plan and Business Case was developed to help Council guide the growth and development of Pembroke Park. Council has been proactively applying for appropriate grant funding opportunities to complete the upgrades … Continue reading →
Sorell Council
18 Jun 2019
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China Creek Bridge – Installation of Pedestrian Crossing

China Creek Bridge – Installation of Pedestrian Crossing

As part of the Vulnerable Road Users Program funding, Council is currently installing a pedestrian walkway on the China Creek bridge section of Lewisham Scenic Drive. The area will be closed off to pedestrians during the works so please use the path and creek crossing accessible via Richards Avenue and … Continue reading →
Sorell Council
28 May 2019
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National Road Safety Week 2019

National Road Safety Week 2019

Every year, more than 1200 people are killed, and another 35,000 seriously injured on Australian roads. Traffic injury is the biggest killer of Australian children under 15 and the second-biggest killer of all Australians aged between 15 and 24. These numbers are growing every year but are fully preventable. National … Continue reading →
Sorell Council
07 May 2019
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South East Traffic Solution Projects

South East Traffic Solution Projects

A message from State Growth about the South East Traffic Solution Projects: The South East Traffic Solution aims to help maintain the liveability of Sorell and the Southern Beaches by improving travel time reliability through a more efficient and safer road network. Project commitments under the South East Traffic Solution … Continue reading →
Sorell Council
12 Apr 2019
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Arthur Highway Overtaking Lane

Arthur Highway Overtaking Lane

A message from State Growth about the Arthur Highway Overtaking Lane Project: The Tasmanian Government has committed to the Arthur Highway Overtaking Lane project as a part of the South East Traffic Solution. This project will improve safety on the highway. It will reduce delays and driver frustration by increasing … Continue reading →
Sorell Council
12 Apr 2019
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