Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: TA1935
Title: OFFICE OF THE STATE ARCHITECT
Start Date: 01 Jan 2009
End Date:
Description:

The role of the State Architect was to:

- Advocate quality design and sustainable built outcomes for the state.

- Provide strategic and independent advice to Government on matters relating to planning, urban design, architecture and heritage.

- Form collaborative working relationships with state agencies and stakeholder groups to develop a shared vision of the built environment

- Develop best practice guidelines to create better and more sustainable urban environments and buildings.

The first State Architect resigned in January 2012 and since then the position has remained vacant.

Information Sources:

State Architect on Department of Justice website (2012)

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Functions Performed:
2 CIVIC INFRASTRUCTURE [1]
Controlling Agencies:
TA1646 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (2) 02 Feb 2004
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