Community Commitments – Bass

Community Commitments – Bass

Community groups, councils and sporting organisations will be supported with commitments to progress important local initiatives under a re-elected majority Liberal Government’s 2030 Strong Plan for Tasmania’s Future. The commitments will encourage greater community...

New park and ride facility opens at Firthside

New park and ride facility opens at Firthside

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is delivering faster and more reliable bus services between Hobart and Kingborough. As well as a huge increase in bus services between Kingborough and Hobart, we have now built a new park and ride facility at Firthside, providing...

Delivering more homes for Tasmanians in need

Delivering more homes for Tasmanians in need

The Tasmanian Liberal Government’s record social housing investment is continuing to deliver for Tasmanians in need, with six new units ready to house priority applicants from the Housing Register. The primary goal of the development at Jackson Street, Glenorchy, is...

Plan released for improvements to West Tamar Highway

Plan released for improvements to West Tamar Highway

The Tasmanian Liberal Government has released the West Tamar Highway Corridor Improvement Plan, which identifies upgrade opportunities between Launceston and Legana. The plan was developed in response to increased traffic due to the residential growth around Legana...

P1 Your Way driver tests a road to success

P1 Your Way driver tests a road to success

The Tasmanian Liberal Government’s P1 Your Way private P1 driver assessments pilot program has been a huge success and will be continued. Since commencing in September 2019 the program has seen more than 16,500 P1 driving tests undertaken by accredited private...

Releasing more land for Tasmanians to achieve home ownership

Releasing more land for Tasmanians to achieve home ownership

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is currently progressing a range of initiatives that will help boost the supply of housing and land, support home ownership and put downward pressure on rents. One of these, the Residential Land Rebate, is helping to bring new...

Major investment in Bell Bay

Major investment in Bell Bay

The Tasmanian Liberal Government welcomes news of Timberlink’s $63 million investment in its Bell Bay operation. The upgrades will see the saw mill expanded, an additional continuous kiln for drying of timber installed and site infrastructure upgraded. The project is...

$240 million port development progresses to next stage

$240 million port development progresses to next stage

Exciting new concept designs for the Port of Devonport have been revealed with the development timed for the arrival of a new fleet of larger Bass Strait ships set to enter service over the next few years. The Port of Devonport is one of the fastest growing ports in...

Metro and JackJumpers Partnership Launch

Metro and JackJumpers Partnership Launch

As a strong supporter of Metro Tasmania and public transport more broadly, the Tasmanian Liberal Government is very proud to welcome a very important partnership announcement between the Tasmania JackJumpers and Metro. We wholeheartedly support initiatives like this...

Extra Derwent ferry services for summer

Extra Derwent ferry services for summer

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is transforming public transport in greater Hobart through a range of initiatives to boost patronage and bust traffic congestion. The success of the Derwent Ferry service trial over its first three months means we will be putting on...

Contemporary Hobart CBD Metro Shop opened

Contemporary Hobart CBD Metro Shop opened

As part of its modernisation journey, Metro Tasmania has relocated its Hobart CBD Metro Shop to a larger, more modern space to make it even easier for our customers to access the services they need. This new shop joins our new Metro Shop at the Moonah depot in...

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