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,...

TCCI Report confirms Tasmania’s strong economic success

TCCI Report confirms Tasmania’s strong economic success

Tasmania is going from strength to strength with the TCCI Tasmania Report confirming today that in 2018-19 all industry sectors grew for the first time ever, demonstrating our economic success is broad-based, resilient and creating jobs right around the State. In a...

New ferry set to service Bruny Island residents and visitors

New ferry set to service Bruny Island residents and visitors

The first of Sealink’s new Bruny Island ferry fleet will be ready to hit the water next month. The $7.5 million, 45 metre vessel will provide a more reliable, efficient and comfortable service for passengers. The high speed ferry will be a welcome addition to the...

Tasmania tops the nation in business confidence again

Tasmania tops the nation in business confidence again

The latest Sensis Business Index results demonstrates beyond doubt that our plan is working, with the Hodgman majority Liberal Government’s policies the most popular in the nation for the ninth consecutive quarter. Today’s report also reveals Tasmania’s businesses are...

Recognising excellence in STEM in 2019

Recognising excellence in STEM in 2019

Tasmania’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) leaders have been celebrated at the fourth annual Tasmanian STEM Excellence Awards today. The awards acknowledge our local scientific achievers and inspire others by showcasing innovative achievements...

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...

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