Competitive bid process to open for the Escarpment

The Macquarie Point Development Corporation will release its Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI) for developers and/or consortia considering being part of the first land release for Mac Point...

Getting a driver’s licence to become safer and cheaper

New and revised rules to come into effect in December will help young drivers to be safer while also saving them money when they get their driver’s licence. The Tasmanian Liberal Government is...

Public and private sector working together to deliver new bus interchange

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is providing the City of Launceston with a $6 million loan to develop an integrated bus interchange that also allows for the development of a new commercial creative...

Driver assessments resume

Young Tasmanians who have been waiting to get their driver’s licence will soon be able to go for their Ps, as we progressively recommence practical driving assessments. Driver assessments are...

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Australian Space Agency MoU

Yesterday's agreement with the Australian Space Agency will open the door to expand our science and technology sectors, drive economic growth and create even more skilled jobs for Tasmanians that will be vital for our future.

Posted by Michael Ferguson on Wednesday, 25 September 2019
Slow Down for Road Workers Campaign

Your Speed is our Safety - slow down for road workersEveryone has a right to a safe working environment and that extends to our road workers who are delivering the Hodgman majority Liberal Government’s record infrastructure spend across Tasmania.For more detail about our new ads: http://bit.ly/31uDvaH

Posted by Michael Ferguson on Sunday, 11 August 2019
Sailing through Bass Strait

Spirit of Tasmania II slicing her way through Bass Strait.

Posted by Spirit of Tasmania on Wednesday, 19 December 2018
Science Week 2019 Launch

Bringing together great minds, big ideas and a thirst for knowledge, National Science Week makes the interesting, the perplexing and the fascinating accessible to everyone.This year we are excited and honoured to welcome Tasmanian born and raised Nobel Laureate, Professor Elizabeth Blackburn, as the inaugural Patron for Tasmanian National Science Week. Tasmania is a world-recognised home to a vibrant and diverse science research community. The full program of Science Week events can be found at www.scienceweek.net.au

Posted by Michael Ferguson on Thursday, 8 August 2019
Targa Tasmania 2019

Every year convoys of cars travel to Tasmania with us for the international motorsport event Targa.The official broadcast of Targa Tasmania 2019 is happening across Australia this weekend on Channel Nine (Tasmania TDT). Here’s a snippet of what you can expect to see!Broadcast dates and times are: Sunday July 14 2019 at 1pm in Melbourne/Perth/Hobart, and 12:30pm in AdelaideSydney and Brisbane you can catch the broadcast on Saturday August 3 2019 at 12pm.

Posted by Spirit of Tasmania on Thursday, 11 July 2019
Taking Tasmanian wine to the world

We're backing our valuable wine industry. The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is opening up new export markets to meet our target to grow the annual farm gate value of Tasmania's agricultural sector to $10 billion by 2050.It was terrific to visit @Holm Oak Vineyards in the beautiful Tamar Valley on Sunday afternoon to see first hand how our $600,000 industry grant is helping.Read more here: http://bit.ly/tassiewine

Posted by Michael Ferguson on Sunday, 4 August 2019

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