Quality Time saves young lives on the road

Quality Time saves young lives on the road

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is committed to reducing the number of deaths and serious injuries on our roads to zero by 2050. Today, we launched the Quality Time campaign at the Jordan River Learning Federation, to encourage more young Tasmanians to take...

Making the Great Eastern Drive even greater

Making the Great Eastern Drive even greater

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is committed to a safer driving experience for both Tasmanian locals and visitors alike. We also want to attract more visitors to our regions to fully experience all that Tasmania has to offer.

Australian Space Agency agreement

Australian Space Agency agreement

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.

New program to help learner drivers

New program to help learner drivers

Great news for families of learner drivers planning to take their P licence test. I've just kicked off a new pilot program, allowing learner drivers to take their P test with local driving instructors, in addition to our government service. It starts this Monday! What...

BMX championships are coming to Launceston

BMX championships are coming to Launceston

The BMX Australia National Championships are coming to Launceston in 2020! Held on March 23 to March 29 2020, the event is expected to attract more than 3,750 visitors to the state, with riders coming from all over Australia and New Zealand. Our Government is...

Laying the infrastructure pipeline for Tasmania’s future

Tasmania has the nation’s most confident businesses and the Hodgman majority Liberal Government is committed to ensuring our private sector continues to benefit from a strong economy. That is why at the last election, we promised to release an annual Infrastructure...

Taking Tasmanian produce and products to the world

The announcement by the Morrison Government of a major boost to the Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme is fantastic news that will deliver more investment and outcomes for Tasmanian businesses. The changes will provide an even playing field for Tasmanian businesses...

2019 GovHack registrations now open

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is proud to support this year's GovHack event, aimed at identifying new ways of repurposing data to create insights and benefits for government, industry and the wider Tasmanian community. We are heading into an increasingly...

More jobs for more Tasmanians

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government welcomes news that Tasmania continues to have the highest increase in job advertisements in the nation. In July 2019 data, the Department of Jobs and Small Business found the annual growth in internet job vacancies was 13.2 per...

Building the export capability of local businesses

The Tasmanian Government is delivering increased assistance for our exporters to expand into markets across the world, supporting more local jobs and investment. One of the key priorities identified in our Government’s new Trade Strategy was to build the export...

Tasmanian businesses shine under Hodgman Liberal Government

Small businesses are the powerhouse of the Tasmanian economy and employ more than 110,000 people across the state. As a Liberal government, we actually understand the crucial importance of the private sector when it comes to generating economic growth and creating...

Recognising excellence in road works safety

Last night’s Civil Contractors Federation Earth Awards was a celebration of a critical industry that is supporting the Hodgman majority Liberal Government to deliver our record investment in infrastructure right across the State. This year’s state budget sees record...

Mid-point on Midland Highway safety works

A key milestone has been reached on the Midland Highway Action Plan, with more than  50 per cent of planned safety upgrades now complete along Tasmania’s main north-south route. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure,Transport and Regional Development...

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