Cashless bus fares and fare amnesty extended

Cashless bus fares and fare amnesty extended

The Tasmanian Liberal Government has decided that the temporary arrangements for cashless buses and the bus fare amnesty will be extended for all public school bus and general access services until Sunday 5 July 2020. These arrangements were due to expire on Sunday 31...

Becoming the nation’s renewable hydrogen industry epicentre

Becoming the nation’s renewable hydrogen industry epicentre

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is laying the foundations for Tasmania to become Australia’s renewable hydrogen epicentre with a $50 million support package, which is the largest of any state or territory. Tasmania’s renewable energy initiatives including Renewable...

Supporting businesses through recovery

Supporting businesses through recovery

We are now on the road to recovery, and while it will be incredibly tough for many Tasmanian businesses, we’re doing everything we can to support them through this next chapter. More than 14,800 grants have been approved for Tasmanian businesses and more than 1200...

Buy Something Tasmanian to support local businesses

Buy Something Tasmanian to support local businesses

Tasmania’s economy and local businesses are taking a major hit due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the necessary trading restrictions to keep people safe. As a state, and as a nation, we are facing an unprecedented challenge that is truly devastating for small...

PPE register to support local businesses

PPE register to support local businesses

The Tasmanian Government has established a PPE supply register to assist Tasmanian businesses needing Personal Protective Equipment in order to continue operating safety. There are global shortages of PPE due to the COVID-19 outbreak and our authorities are doing a...

Have Your Say – West Tamar Highway

Have Your Say – West Tamar Highway

The Tasmanian Government is conducting a corridor study of the West Tamar Highway between the Launceston CBD and McEwans Road, north of Legana. It's to help identify options to improve safety and connectivity between West Tamar communities and Launceston for all...

Support for the taxi industry to keep operating

Support for the taxi industry to keep operating

We are supporting the taxi industry so it can continue transporting Tasmanians to vital health appointments and to access other essential services, like supermarkets. This is particularly important for people with a disability, those with mobility issues and elderly...

Bright future for Spirit of Tasmania

Bright future for Spirit of Tasmania

A new port for the Spirit of Tasmania vessels in Victoria will future-proof the service, increase freight capacity and provide access to secondary tourism markets from New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia. TT-Line’s announcement today that it will move its...

Anzac Day at Home

Anzac Day at Home

ANZAC Day at Home, Light up the dawn With the cancellation of gatherings of people for ANZAC Day Memorial services this year, the Australian War Memorial, the RSL and other Ex Service Organisations are encouraging us all to still recognise this important day, by...

More support for learner drivers

More support for learner drivers

Getting a driver’s licence is an important milestone in the lives of young Tasmanians, and we recognise restrictions imposed due to COVID-19 may impact those plans. The Liberal Government wants to ensure our learner drivers can continue to develop their skills during...

Parents and Learner Drivers

Parents and Learner Drivers

Parents and learner drivers Parents can continue to supervise their learner driver family members. However, as we have always said, the safety and security of Tasmanians is our number one priority when it comes to protecting Tasmania from the spread of coronavirus....

Message to Tasmanian industry and business sector

Message to Tasmanian industry and business sector

Keeping Tasmanians safe and secure during the coronavirus outbreak is the Government’s number one priority. We also know that protecting our economy and jobs as best we can during this crisis is an essential task, particularly for the recovery on the other side. So as...

Supporting businesses in Tasmania

Supporting businesses in Tasmania

The Government will do everything it can to manage and mitigate the economic and social impacts of coronavirus, and I again thank our parliamentary colleagues for the support they have shown towards the measures put in place. Thank you especially to those Tasmanian...

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