The Tasmanian government will place an immediate 12-month moratorium on offshore salmon farm expansion before it stops granting new leased areas in the state from January 1, 2023.
Government animal welfare officers have had to give workers at VDL training in calf management, Parliament was told this week.
Under the plan, the Mount Pleasant Laboratories will be transformed into land for affordable housing.
The scheme was a recommendation of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry.
There are now just two properties left for sale as part of Gina Rinehart's massive station selloff.
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