Launceston Airport transformation begins

Launceston Airport transformation begins

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is strengthening Tasmania’s future by delivering the infrastructure our growing State needs for today and beyond. The exciting transformation of Launceston Airport has commenced, with work on the terminal upgrade now underway. The...

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...

Free bus travel for seniors during Seniors Week

Free bus travel for seniors during Seniors Week

As a proud supporter of Seniors Week, the Tasmanian Liberal Government is again offering free travel for Seniors Cards holders with a Greencard during Seniors Week (11 to 17 October 2021). The theme of Seniors Week 2021 is “friendship” and Metro is a long-time partner...

Tasmanian tech deployed across national fleet

Tasmanian tech deployed across national fleet

Tasmanian tech innovation continues to make its mark beyond our shores with a new collaboration between leading national equipment hire company Coates and Tasmanian tech firm Definium. Coates has partnered with Definium for the design, manufacture and supply of 5,000...

New North Esk River pedestrian and cycle bridge officially open

New North Esk River pedestrian and cycle bridge officially open

The development of the University of Tasmania’s new Inveresk campus has reached an important milestone with the official opening of the North Esk River pedestrian and cycle bridge. The new $5 million North Esk River pedestrian and cycle bridge is a key community asset...

New cars to help community learner driver program

New cars to help community learner driver program

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is working hard to ensure all learner drivers have the support they need to obtain their driver's licence. Three new vehicles with an ANCAP five-star safety rating have been presented to the Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation and the...

Put away the phone while crossing the road

Put away the phone while crossing the road

Tasmanian drivers and pedestrians are urged to look out for each other in a new road safety campaign starting today. With one in five serious road casualties in towns and cities being pedestrians, the campaign highlights the need for drivers to watch out for...

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