Massive investment in roads and bridges

Massive investment in roads and bridges

The Tasmanian Liberal Government, in partnership with the Australian Government, is driving ahead with our landmark $5 billion infrastructure program – the largest ever by a Tasmanian Government – which includes future-proofing our roads and bridges for growth....

Digital readiness boost changing businesses

Digital readiness boost changing businesses

Digital readiness boost changing businesses The Tasmanian Liberal Government is the strongest supporter of the business sector, because we know it is the engine room of our economy – employing Tasmanians and supporting local families. This year has been incredibly...

Renewable hydrogen set to take off in Tasmania

Renewable hydrogen set to take off in Tasmania

The Tasmanian Government is charging ahead and securing Tasmania’s renewable energy future with a $2.6 million investment for the feasibility of three large-scale renewable hydrogen projects in Tasmania. The new studies, announced today, are funded under the...

State Budget – Boosting jobs and investing in forestry infrastructure

State Budget – Boosting jobs and investing in forestry infrastructure

The 2020-21 State Budget includes provision for Sustainable Timber Tasmania to make a $5 million transfer to TasRail in order to further grow our forest industry, create more jobs and invest in regional communities. This investment will increase TasRail’s capacity to...

State Budget – Securing air freight services to Bass Strait Islands

State Budget – Securing air freight services to Bass Strait Islands

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is providing $4.1 million in the 2020-21 State Budget to ensure the continuation of essential air freight and passenger services to King and Flinders Islands, and to facilitate the development of new passenger services between Hobart...

State Budget – Improving water infrastructure and keeping prices down

State Budget – Improving water infrastructure and keeping prices down

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is delivering on our plan to accelerate water and sewerage infrastructure upgrades, improve the environment and keep prices lower to benefit all Tasmanians. The 2020-21 State Budget and forward estimates include $160 million towards...

State Budget – Boosting our cyber security response and resilience

State Budget – Boosting our cyber security response and resilience

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is determined to protect our information and ICT systems from malicious cyber activity which is increasing in frequency, scale, sophistication and severity. We have continuously focused on protecting Tasmanians from threats,...

State Budget – Upgrading Tassie’s airports to welcome more visitors

State Budget – Upgrading Tassie’s airports to welcome more visitors

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is committing almost $10 million towards upgrading the Hobart International Airport and $5.15 million towards upgrading the Launceston Airport in the 2020-21 State Budget.  This is part of our plan to rebuild a stronger Tasmania, with...

Boosting jobs and investing in forestry infrastructure

Boosting jobs and investing in forestry infrastructure

The 2020-21 Budget will include provision for Sustainable Timber Tasmania to make a $5 million transfer to TasRail in order to further grow our forest industry, create more jobs and invest in regional communities. This investment will increase TasRail’s capacity to...

Spreading the message about new driver safety rules

Spreading the message about new driver safety rules

A new campaign designed to educate young drivers, their parents or guardians, and other road users about important changes to getting a licence will begin today. The new campaign, Plates Plus: Safer driving for life, has been launched to highlight that the changes are...

Supporting our pork industry

Supporting our pork industry

The Tasmanian Government is supporting the meat industry, with a $2 million grant towards a new $3 million abattoir for processing pork at Springfield, near Scottsdale. The new processing facility will enable our quality Tasmanian pork to continue to be processed...

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