Practice wins four-year battle over carpark

Patients 'bombarded' the council into selling the lot to the practice
Jocelyn Wright

A practice facing closure over council plans to demolish a much-needed nearby carpark will continue thanks to a community battle waged by its patients.

The John Street Medical Centre, based south of Hobart, has been running for 50 years but its future has been under threat since the local council revealed it wanted to turn the nearby carpark into a pedestrian walkway.