It’s official: Tasmania outperforms the nation

It’s official: Tasmania outperforms the nation

Tasmania is the fastest growing economy in the nation. Australian Bureau of Statistics Gross State Product data for 2018-19 released today – the primary measure of a state’s economy – shows that the Tasmanian economy is the fastest growing in the country. This...

Tasmanian innovators put to the test

Tasmanian innovators put to the test

Some of Tasmania’s best and brightest minds are today taking part in the inaugural MyState Bank Innovation Challenge Day as part of a new initiative, the National Innovation Games. Ten local micro-businesses will work in teams with MyState bank employees, local...

Moving forward on the Richmond Road Master Plan

Moving forward on the Richmond Road Master Plan

Key safety upgrades under the Richmond Road Master Plan will begin next week following the awarding of the tender to Tasmanian company Hazell Bros. This comes as part of the Hodgman majority Liberal Government’s commitment to investing in the infrastructure Tasmania...

First sod turned for Mac Point project

First sod turned for Mac Point project

In a significant step towards realising the Macquarie Point Masterplan, the first sod has been turned on site to prepare the first parcel of land for development. The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is delivering a once-in-a-lifetime development at Macquarie Point...

Antarctic gateway an economic highway

Antarctic gateway an economic highway

Two of China’s icebreakers Xue Long and Xue Long 2 are visiting Hobart this week cementing Tasmania’s status as the world’s leading Antarctic gateway – by both sea and air. Our state has a unique competitive advantage due to our proximity to Antarctica and the Hodgman...

More police for Launceston

More police for Launceston

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is delivering its commitment to boost front-line police numbers and keep Tasmanians safe. Since coming to office in 2014, we have restored police numbers following savage cuts to Tasmania Police by the disastrous Labor-Green...

More people getting the Metro Tasmania bus

More people getting the Metro Tasmania bus

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is committed to reducing traffic congestion, building a better public transport service, while supporting our advanced manufacturing industries and improving the lives of all Tasmanians. The latest Metro Tasmania annual report...

A very strong performance by TT-Line

A very strong performance by TT-Line

Tasmania’s nation-leading tourism sector is one of our greatest strengths and the Hodgman Liberal Government is its strongest supporter. TT-Line’s annual report confirms our Spirits continue to fuel the strong growth in our visitor economy. It reports a record 867...

Tasmania’s economy surges ahead says CommSec

Tasmania’s economy surges ahead says CommSec

The October 2019 Commsec State of the States Report, once again confirms that the Tasmanian economy is surging ahead, and that the Hodgman majority Liberal majority Government’s long term Plan is working. According to the report, Tasmania now ranks second out of all...

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...

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