Record low unemployment continues in Tasmania

Record low unemployment continues in Tasmania

The Rockliff Liberal Government has a Strong Plan for Tasmania’s future. As Treasurer, it was pleasing for me to today reaffirm that the Tasmanian economy is firmly holding its record-breaking jobs performance. The unemployment figure of 4.2 per cent released today...

Transit officers on the job

Transit officers on the job

The Rockliff Liberal Government is taking action to protect our bus drivers and public transport passengers from aggressive and offensive behaviour. Phase one of the pilot of transit officers on public transport services is operational from this week. This increased...

Local Tasmanian firms win contracts to revamp the Port of Devonport

Local Tasmanian firms win contracts to revamp the Port of Devonport

The Tasmanian Liberal Government has a great story to tell when it comes to infrastructure delivery, following our biggest annual infrastructure investment since we came to Government. TasPorts is investing in new infrastructure at the Port of Devonport to cater for a...

Launceston Airport transformation begins

Launceston Airport transformation begins

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is strengthening Tasmania’s future by delivering the infrastructure our growing State needs for today and beyond. The exciting transformation of Launceston Airport has commenced, with work on the terminal upgrade now underway. The...

Construction to start soon on New Bridgewater Bridge

Construction to start soon on New Bridgewater Bridge

Tasmania’s largest ever infrastructure project, the New Bridgewater Bridge is expected to commence construction in the coming months, with early works already progressing on site. After being announced as the preferred contractor in December 2021, McConnell Dowell was...

Boosting security and safety of Tasmania’s fuel supply

Boosting security and safety of Tasmania’s fuel supply

The Tasmanian Liberal Government and TasPorts are working hard to ensure the security and safety of Tasmania’s fuel supply. TasPorts has invested $8.35 million into the Selfs Point Fuel Transit Facility, within the Port of Hobart. This investment has upgraded the...

2022-23 Tasmanian Budget Speech

2022-23 Tasmanian Budget Speech

Mr Speaker, Over two years ago, our world faced challenges and uncertainties brought about by the global COVID-19 pandemic. Governments were tested on their agility, responsiveness and leadership. The Tasmanian Liberal Government took swift action, leading the nation...

Hobart Airport Interchange overpass opens to traffic

Hobart Airport Interchange overpass opens to traffic

The Federal Liberal Government and the Tasmanian Liberal Government have worked hard together to deliver efficient road infrastructure required to meet the current and future demands. Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Jonno Duniam, said he was pleased to announce that the...

New park and ride facility opens at Firthside

New park and ride facility opens at Firthside

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is delivering faster and more reliable bus services between Hobart and Kingborough. As well as a huge increase in bus services between Kingborough and Hobart, we have now built a new park and ride facility at Firthside, providing...

Delivering more homes for Tasmanians in need

Delivering more homes for Tasmanians in need

The Tasmanian Liberal Government’s record social housing investment is continuing to deliver for Tasmanians in need, with six new units ready to house priority applicants from the Housing Register. The primary goal of the development at Jackson Street, Glenorchy, is...

Plan released for improvements to West Tamar Highway

Plan released for improvements to West Tamar Highway

The Tasmanian Liberal Government has released the West Tamar Highway Corridor Improvement Plan, which identifies upgrade opportunities between Launceston and Legana. The plan was developed in response to increased traffic due to the residential growth around Legana...

P1 Your Way driver tests a road to success

P1 Your Way driver tests a road to success

The Tasmanian Liberal Government’s P1 Your Way private P1 driver assessments pilot program has been a huge success and will be continued. Since commencing in September 2019 the program has seen more than 16,500 P1 driving tests undertaken by accredited private...

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