Free bus travel for seniors during Seniors Week

Free bus travel for seniors during Seniors Week

As a proud supporter of Seniors Week, the Tasmanian Liberal Government is again offering free travel for Seniors Cards holders with a Greencard during Seniors Week (11 to 17 October 2021). The theme of Seniors Week 2021 is “friendship” and Metro is a long-time partner...

Tasmanian tech deployed across national fleet

Tasmanian tech deployed across national fleet

Tasmanian tech innovation continues to make its mark beyond our shores with a new collaboration between leading national equipment hire company Coates and Tasmanian tech firm Definium. Coates has partnered with Definium for the design, manufacture and supply of 5,000...

New North Esk River pedestrian and cycle bridge officially open

New North Esk River pedestrian and cycle bridge officially open

The development of the University of Tasmania’s new Inveresk campus has reached an important milestone with the official opening of the North Esk River pedestrian and cycle bridge. The new $5 million North Esk River pedestrian and cycle bridge is a key community asset...

New cars to help community learner driver program

New cars to help community learner driver program

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is working hard to ensure all learner drivers have the support they need to obtain their driver's licence. Three new vehicles with an ANCAP five-star safety rating have been presented to the Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation and the...

Put away the phone while crossing the road

Put away the phone while crossing the road

Tasmanian drivers and pedestrians are urged to look out for each other in a new road safety campaign starting today. With one in five serious road casualties in towns and cities being pedestrians, the campaign highlights the need for drivers to watch out for...

Work starts on Sorell bypass

Work starts on Sorell bypass

Tasmanian company Hazell Bros Group has started works on the new bypass linking the Tasman and Arthur Highways, which will create a more direct route for traffic and relieve pressure on the Sorell town centre. The project is a key part of the $350 million Hobart to...

Delivering homes for Tasmanians with disability

Delivering homes for Tasmanians with disability

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is building more homes for our most vulnerable and improving social housing for tenants, while boosting our economy and creating jobs. Six more Tasmanians with disability now have supported, well-designed and affordable housing with a...

Work progresses on East Derwent Highway duplication

Work progresses on East Derwent Highway duplication

The Tasmanian Government is improving traffic flow on the East Derwent Highway with work well advanced on completing the duplication of the highway between Golf Links Road and Sugarloaf Road. Tasmanian company Andrew Walter Constructions is contracted to widen this...

Supporting more young people at expanded Thyne House

Supporting more young people at expanded Thyne House

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is increasing supported accommodation for young people, with works underway to expand Launceston’s Thyne House to a 50-unit facility. VOS Construction and Joinery Pty Ltd (Vos) has been awarded the construction contract for the $8.9...

New Derwent ferry service to start on Monday

New Derwent ferry service to start on Monday

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is working hard to bust traffic congestion in southern Tasmania. The highly anticipated Derwent River ferry trial between Bellerive and Hobart will begin passenger services this coming Monday, 9 August 2021 with eight services each...

Tasmania’s building and construction industry going gangbusters

Tasmania’s building and construction industry going gangbusters

Today’s ABS Building approvals have confirmed once again that Tasmania’s building and construction industry is going from strength to strength. There were 342 building approvals in June in seasonally adjusted terms, which was 43.7 per cent higher than this time last...

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