Summary of Commitments

Two major commitments will cut across all domains for action:

6 Result(s) Found
  • Deliver a Regional Economic Development Strategy and metrics to measure progress
  • Deliver a regional industry forum and business survey to identify opportunities for future economic growth
  • Provide information and facilitation services for major projects
  • Deliver an updated plan for the central city
  • Deliver the Northern Suburbs Revitalisation Plan
  • Deliver better governance and planning to improve the health of the Tamar Estuary
  • Increase in-fill development in the CBD
  • Assist the private sector to redevelop buildings in Launceston’s CBD for residential purposes 


  • Deliver a community-led master plan for the University of Tasmania’s Newnham campus
  • Implement the Greater Launceston Metropolitan Passenger Transport Plan
  • Reduce pollution in the Tamar Estuary through accountable investment
  • Explore funding and financing options for upgrades to Launceston’s combined sewerage and stormwater system, (including through the Clean Energy Finance Corporation)
  • Deliver a university precinct that builds participation, research and development and industry connections
  • Establish a Launceston hub of the National Institute for Forest Products Innovation
  • Support the delivery of a Low-Power Wide-Area Network across Launceston
  • Develop a bespoke Launceston catalogue on and NationalMap
  • Publicly release non-sensitive data and develop a consistent approach to data release
  • Support cooperation across local councils to improve service delivery through smart technology
  • Improve digital literacy
  • Deliver local jobs, apprenticeships and training in major construction projects and assist local job seekers to be competitive for local job opportunities
  • Establish Aboriginal employment targets 
  • Provide work experience for disadvantaged youth
  • Support an Entrepreneurship Facilitator
  • Improve jobs and education pathways and establish a Jobs Pathways Director
  • Establish a new Australian Army cadet facility and training program in the northern suburbs
  • Continue to support schools that choose to extend to years 11 and 12
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Detailed information on each of the commitments is presented in the Smart Cities Plan.