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...

Preferred tenderer chosen and funding boost for new Bridgewater Bridge

Preferred tenderer chosen and funding boost for new Bridgewater Bridge

In the biggest milestone to date for the new Bridgewater Bridge project, McConnell Dowell Constructors Pty Ltd has been named as the preferred tenderer to deliver Tasmania’s largest ever transport infrastructure project. The Australian Government has also committed an...

Releasing more land for Tasmanians to achieve home ownership

Releasing more land for Tasmanians to achieve home ownership

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is currently progressing a range of initiatives that will help boost the supply of housing and land, support home ownership and put downward pressure on rents. One of these, the Residential Land Rebate, is helping to bring new...

Major investment in Bell Bay

Major investment in Bell Bay

The Tasmanian Liberal Government welcomes news of Timberlink’s $63 million investment in its Bell Bay operation. The upgrades will see the saw mill expanded, an additional continuous kiln for drying of timber installed and site infrastructure upgraded. The project is...

$240 million port development progresses to next stage

$240 million port development progresses to next stage

Exciting new concept designs for the Port of Devonport have been revealed with the development timed for the arrival of a new fleet of larger Bass Strait ships set to enter service over the next few years. The Port of Devonport is one of the fastest growing ports in...

Metro and JackJumpers Partnership Launch

Metro and JackJumpers Partnership Launch

As a strong supporter of Metro Tasmania and public transport more broadly, the Tasmanian Liberal Government is very proud to welcome a very important partnership announcement between the Tasmania JackJumpers and Metro. We wholeheartedly support initiatives like this...

Extra Derwent ferry services for summer

Extra Derwent ferry services for summer

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is transforming public transport in greater Hobart through a range of initiatives to boost patronage and bust traffic congestion. The success of the Derwent Ferry service trial over its first three months means we will be putting on...

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