Skylands Master Plan

This site is your place to learn about the Droughty Point aka ‘Skylands’ Master Plan, voice your ideas and opinions on the project, and get the latest news and updates on the plan. Take a look around, and be sure to check out the many ways you can share your thoughts and feedback.

Charrette Outcomes


The charrette just concluded, follow the link below to access a video of the final presentation, slides, proposed plans, and additional information. A survey will be added shortly for additional input.

Help Shape Droughty Point

“A community as attractive and enduring to its residents and visitors, as the wilderness and natural beauty of Tasmania is to all.  A magnet and inspiration for creative people of all interests from the Arts to Technology.”

Through technical and economic research, a public engagement plan, and best practices in land development, the design of this 300 +/- hectare site will lead the way to a brighter future for the region. 


What’s Happening Now

  • Two More Days Left!
    The ten-day design charrette to develop a master plan for Droughty Point, known as the Skylands, is coming to a close later this week. This effort, funded by the Carr Family Estate, is being led by the international urban design firm of DPZ CoDesign.  With over a dozen stakeholder meetings, hundreds of participants in virtual […]
  • Can Skylands change Tassie development?
    See the recent article about Skylands from the Bicycle Network here.
  • Faring Well By Design
    Communities During COVID-19 A global pandemic is the type of resiliency test we plan for, but hope never occurs. We are happy to report that amidst the current difficulties, our compact, walkable, mixed-use, and multigenerational communities are not only faring well but are proving to be a source of comfort to their residents as they […]
  • Develop Engagement Platform
    Current & Ongoing: Build and populate a digital platform to allow citizens to engage and provide feedback throughout the […]
  • Market Study
    The team will be developing and finalizing the development potential for the site, with Macroplan. See the latest Market […]
  • Site Analysis
    August – October: The team gathers and analyzes all of the available existing conditions data, including zoning, site constraints, […]
  • Can Skylands change Tassie development?
    See the recent article about Skylands from the Bicycle Network here.