Transport Strategy

The Chair of the Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority (STCA), Ald Rob Valentine said today that Southern Tasmanians were expecting ‘both major political parties’ to commit funding to the Southern Tasmanian Infrastructure Plan, which includes a bypass of Dysart, Brighton, Bagdad and Pontville and an upgraded Bridgewater Bridge. Responding to a suggestion from the RACT that […]

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Mayors from Southern Tasmania’s three largest cities are concerned both major political parties are ignoring urgent road funding needs in the South. With the Federal election just weeks away, Lord Mayor Ald Rob Valentine, Mayor of Clarence Ald Jock Campbell and Mayor of Glenorchy Ald Adriana Taylor have urged the Federal Government and Labor Opposition […]

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The Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority (STCA) has ramped up its campaign for the AusLink Network in Tasmania to be extended to include the Brooker Highway into Hobart and the Tasman Highway to the Hobart International Airport. In releasing its submission on the Commonwealth Government’s draft AusLink Tasmanian Corridor Strategy, Chair of the STCA, and Lord […]

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Southern Tasmanian Mayors last night met with Premier Paul Lennon and Infrastructure Minister Jim Cox to discuss the ‘Fair Go For Our Roads’ campaign and the Tasmanian Government’s proposal to upgrade the northern approaches to Hobart. Chairman of the Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority (STCA), and Lord Mayor of Hobart, Ald Rob Valentine, said the meeting […]

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In the Letters to the Editor column of today’s Mercury: I refer to G Pelham’s letter (Mercury April 3) highlighting the degraded condition of the Brooker Highway. This issue underlies a real injustice being perpetrated on the people of Southern Tasmania. In other States the main highway into the City is part of the National […]

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This report examines the opportunities for expanding two different but related types of ferry services around the Derwent estuary — and the famework needed to assist relevant developments. Both commuter and tourist ferry services were reviewed and recommendations made regarding future expansion within a framework including principles, strategies and actions. Downloads Word [724Kb] PDF [3.6MB]

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This Southern Region Background Report is available in two forms: 1. Complete document as single file: Southern Integrated Transport Plan November 2006 [18.Mb] 2. Separate chapters: Introduction [828Kb] Integrated land use and transport planning [2.4Mb] Accessibility [1.3Mb] Linear infrastructure: freight and urban movement [5.5Mb] Industrial areas and transport [915Kb] Marine and aviation [1.9Mb] Transport and […]

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