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 »

Delivering Extra Elective Surgeries


Today’s Budget delivers on our promise to Tasmanians to reduce elective surgery waiting lists and rebuild essential services.

We are rolling out an extra $76 million over four years to perform up to an extra 15,000 elective surgeries that will see more Tasmanians get the surgery they need sooner. Read more »