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...

Nation Leading Border Restrictions to Protect Tasmanians

Nation Leading Border Restrictions to Protect Tasmanians

The Tasmanian Government has today taken the next step in preparedness in response to COVID-19, declaring a state of emergency for Tasmania and introducing the toughest border restrictions in Australia. From midnight, Friday 20 March, all non-essential travellers...

Creating more liveable CBD space in Launceston

Creating more liveable CBD space in Launceston

An initiative under the Launceston City Deal to convert underutilised inner-city properties into residential spaces has proven successful, with a number of developments already completed and more underway. An increase in in-fill development in the CBD and assistance...

Launceston bus services review

Launceston bus services review

Improvements to the Northern bus network are intentionally designed to achieve faster, more frequent and more direct services so that more people want to catch the bus. That’s what most people said during the extensive consultation process that ran during 2018 and...

Are your kids safe in the car?

Are your kids safe in the car?

Parents and carers of young children now have access to an easy-to read guide to help them choose the safest car seat for their child and to make sure they are using it properly, to protect their most precious cargo. The Car Seat Safety: How to choose and fit the...

Building a faster future for Bruny ferries

Building a faster future for Bruny ferries

Bruny Island residents and visitors are set to benefit from multi-million dollar upgrades to landside ferry infrastructure as part of the Tasmanian majority Liberal Government’s comprehensive plan to improve transport to Bruny. The new landside infrastructure will...

Celebrating our Antarctic sector

Celebrating our Antarctic sector

The third biennial Australian Antarctic Festival is set to again grow Tasmania’s reputation as a unique events and boutique festivals destination, as well as the world’s gateway to the frozen continent. On top of the festival, which has attracted more than 21,000...

Improve road safety in your local area

Improve road safety in your local area

Keeping our roads safe needs everyone’s commitment and funding is now available for local organisations to improve road safety in their local area. I encourage local councils, community organisations and schools to apply for grants under the Tasmanian Government’s...

Priority upgrades along Bass Highway

Priority upgrades along Bass Highway

Upgrades to the Bass Highway between Wynyard and Marrawah are a step closer, with the release of the Government’s long-term strategy. The strategy outlines improvement opportunities and priorities, as part of our commitment to upgrade road infrastructure across the...

Major milestone for Launceston

Major milestone for Launceston

An economic boost is on its way to Launceston’s CBD as construction begins on the University of Tasmania’s new Library and Student Services building at Inveresk. Today’s sod turn was an historic event marking the largest single infrastructure project ever delivered in...

Protecting our vulnerable road users

Protecting our vulnerable road users

The Tasmanian majority Liberal Government is committed to protecting vulnerable road users as we work towards our long-term vision of zero deaths or serious injuries on Tasmanian roads. The safety of vulnerable road users – pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists – is...

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