Full Court Minute Books

Case H10/2015

Coverdale, Valuer-General of the State of Tasmania v. West Coast Council

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

17/02/2015 Full Court of the Supreme Court of Tasmania (Tennent J, Estcourt J, Pearce J)

[2015] TASFC 1


Real Property – Rates and charges – Where the Valuer-General is required by the Valuation of Land Act 2001 (Tas) (“VLA”) to make valuations of all lands within a valuation district including any Crown lands that are liable to be rated – Where Macquarie Harbour is Crown land within the respondent?s municipality – Whether the sea or seabed is land which the Valuer-General is required to value

Short Particulars


11/09/2015 Hearing (SLA, Melbourne v/link Hobart)

24/09/2015 Notice of appeal

05/10/2015 Submitting appearance (Respondent)

16/10/2015 Written submissions (Appellant)

16/10/2015 Chronology (Appellant)

06/11/2015 Written submissions (Contradictor - Attorney-General of the State of Tasmania)

20/11/2015 Reply

01/03/2016 Hearing (Full Court, Hobart)

14/04/2016 Judgment (Judgment summary)