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...

Supporting Tasmanian businesses to get the job done

Supporting Tasmanian businesses to get the job done

To support Tasmanian businesses to remain the most the confident in the nation, the Tasmanian majority Liberal Government is continuing to remove red tape barriers and over regulation. The latest Tasmanian Red Tape Audit Report confirms 84 per cent of the 125...

‘Love 40’ to keep our precious children safe

‘Love 40’ to keep our precious children safe

More than 90,000 Tasmanian primary and secondary students are this week preparing to return to school for Term One of 2020. Tasmanian children are precious, and we want them to be safe. As school returns, the activity on our roads and around schools increases, and so...

Tasmanian Cyber Security Node to Drive Innovation

Tasmanian Cyber Security Node to Drive Innovation

The Australian and Tasmanian Governments are helping position the nation as a global cyber security powerhouse through the opening of a new hub. The Tasmanian Cyber Security Innovation Node, launched in Launceston today, joins five other state and territory nodes...

New Launceston smart traffic system easing congestion

New Launceston smart traffic system easing congestion

Work has started on an innovative smart traffic monitoring and signalling system in central Launceston that will bust congestion and improve liveability. Through a new system of live streaming, traffic flow within Launceston will be better managed across the city....

Business confidence bucks national trend

Business confidence bucks national trend

In a win for Tasmanian businesses, our state has once again ranked first when it comes to business confidence and conditions. The NAB business survey for December 2019 confirmed that Tasmania continues to buck the national trend with business confidence remaining...

Recovery and Restoration support for Fingal Valley Communities

Recovery and Restoration support for Fingal Valley Communities

Recovery and Restoration Grants of up to $9,400 have been made available to support people in the Break O’Day Council area whose homes have been damaged or destroyed by the Fingal bushfires. Minister for Natural Disaster and Emergency Management David Littleproud said...

2019 Road crash statistics

2019 Road crash statistics

Last year there were 32 people killed on Tasmania’s roads, slightly down from 33 in 2018. Fortunately there have been no fatalities recorded on Tasmania’s roads over the Christmas/New year period to date. While every single death on our roads is a tragedy for family,...

Building the ICT workforce for Tasmania’s technology future

Building the ICT workforce for Tasmania’s technology future

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is the strongest supporter of the information technology sector and is committed to growing even more local ICT jobs, in both ICT-specific businesses and the wider business community. Today’s release of the Tasmanian ICT...

More support for our learner drivers

More support for our learner drivers

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is continuing to support disadvantaged learner drivers across the State by extending funding for the Learner Driver Mentor Program (LDMP) by $1 million each year. This commitment is part of the recently launched $75 million...

Economic stimulus plan for George Town

Economic stimulus plan for George Town

The George Town Municipality and surrounding areas will be the first region to benefit from the Tasmanian Government’s strategic growth initiative, with up to $1 million to be invested in projects that support jobs, skills and training, and business and community...

$75 million to save lives on Tasmanian roads

$75 million to save lives on Tasmanian roads

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is working with the whole Tasmanian community towards our long-term vision of zero deaths or serious injuries on Tasmanian roads. As part of our Towards Zero Action Plan 2020-2024, the Tasmanian Government will invest $75...

Tasmanian Businesses continue to be the most confident in the country

Tasmanian Businesses continue to be the most confident in the country

Topping off an incredible year for Tasmanian businesses and the economy, the NAB Business Survey has revealed today that Tasmanian businesses continue to be the most confident in the country. This is great news for Tasmanians, as we know confident businesses invest...

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