Infrastructure investment hits the road


The Liberal Government’s first budget delivers on its promise to rebuild essential services and confirms a $197 million investment over four years for safety and efficiency improvements on the Midland Highway.

This is part of a $1.6 billion investment into infrastructure across the Forward Estimates, an increase of $170 million on what was forecast in last year’s budget.
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Health Reform and the State Budget


The Liberal Government continues to lay the foundations for a strong, stable health care system to deliver the care that Tasmanians need and deserve.  Today’s Budget shows health spending increases by nearly 5% from last year’s Budget to $1.465 billion in 2014-15 as we begin rebuilding the health system. Read more »

Growing our Information Communication Technology Sector


Today’s Budget delivers on the Liberal Government’s promise of nearly $2 million in strategic initiatives to grow our Information Technology industry.

Through the Liberal Government’s Growing our Information and Communication Technology Industry initiative we are investing in a range of programs to grow the sector and enable business to engage in the digital economy.

Our investments in ICT are more than just promises – they are part of a larger plan to drive the economy and create jobs. Read more »