Building a bright Digital Future for Tasmania

Building a bright Digital Future for Tasmania

The Tasmanian Liberal Government today released the state’s inaugural strategy for digital industry and service transformation – Our Digital Future. This strategy articulates the Government's long-term commitment to developing the foundations we need to support...

Getting a driver’s licence to become safer and cheaper

Getting a driver’s licence to become safer and cheaper

New and revised rules to come into effect in December will help young drivers to be safer while also saving them money when they get their driver’s licence. The Tasmanian Liberal Government is making further improvements to the Tasmanian Graduated Licensing System to...

Contractor announced for four West Tamar Highway priority projects

Contractor announced for four West Tamar Highway priority projects

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is building the vital road infrastructure our state needs, with a number of projects already underway and even more being fast tracked to help stimulate the economy. Today, we can announce Tasmanian business Hazell Bros Group has been...

Driver assessments resume

Driver assessments resume

Young Tasmanians who have been waiting to get their driver’s licence will soon be able to go for their Ps, as we progressively recommence practical driving assessments. Driver assessments are restarting in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie this week, with other testing...

Supporting businesses and investment in Tasmania

Supporting businesses and investment in Tasmania

Tasmanian businesses will play a crucial role in the economic recovery post-COVID-19, and we want to support them to do that. That’s why it is now more important than ever to reduce unnecessary red tape and ensure a more streamlined and timely regulatory approval...

Cashless bus fares and fare amnesty extended

Cashless bus fares and fare amnesty extended

The Tasmanian Liberal Government has decided that the temporary arrangements for cashless buses and the bus fare amnesty will be extended for all public school bus and general access services until Sunday 5 July 2020. These arrangements were due to expire on Sunday 31...

Becoming the nation’s renewable hydrogen industry epicentre

Becoming the nation’s renewable hydrogen industry epicentre

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is laying the foundations for Tasmania to become Australia’s renewable hydrogen epicentre with a $50 million support package, which is the largest of any state or territory. Tasmania’s renewable energy initiatives including Renewable...

Supporting businesses through recovery

Supporting businesses through recovery

We are now on the road to recovery, and while it will be incredibly tough for many Tasmanian businesses, we’re doing everything we can to support them through this next chapter. More than 14,800 grants have been approved for Tasmanian businesses and more than 1200...

Buy Something Tasmanian to support local businesses

Buy Something Tasmanian to support local businesses

Tasmania’s economy and local businesses are taking a major hit due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the necessary trading restrictions to keep people safe. As a state, and as a nation, we are facing an unprecedented challenge that is truly devastating for small...

PPE register to support local businesses

PPE register to support local businesses

The Tasmanian Government has established a PPE supply register to assist Tasmanian businesses needing Personal Protective Equipment in order to continue operating safety. There are global shortages of PPE due to the COVID-19 outbreak and our authorities are doing a...

Have Your Say – West Tamar Highway

Have Your Say – West Tamar Highway

The Tasmanian Government is conducting a corridor study of the West Tamar Highway between the Launceston CBD and McEwans Road, north of Legana. It's to help identify options to improve safety and connectivity between West Tamar communities and Launceston for all...

Support for the taxi industry to keep operating

Support for the taxi industry to keep operating

We are supporting the taxi industry so it can continue transporting Tasmanians to vital health appointments and to access other essential services, like supermarkets. This is particularly important for people with a disability, those with mobility issues and elderly...

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