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71% community opposition, 21 grounds of refusal – no go for the cable car

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The independent expert report analysing the kunanyi/Mt Wellington cable car Development Application (DA) has identified many diverse areas where the project is non-compliant with the Wellington Park Management Plan (WPMP) and Hobart Interim Planning Scheme (HIPS) and details a massive 71% of the record 16,589 representations objected to the project.

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Tribunal decision a welcome indictment on cable car developer

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The rejection of a planning appeal by the kunanyi/Mt Wellington cable car developer that sought to minimise the assessment of the impact of its development on Aboriginal heritage values is a welcome confirmation that as part of a Development Application, the Wellington Park Management Plan applies and the requirement to conduct an on-site heritage assessment is to be enforced.

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