Competitive bid process to open for the Escarpment

Competitive bid process to open for the Escarpment

The Macquarie Point Development Corporation will release its Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI) for developers and/or consortia considering being part of the first land release for Mac Point this Thursday, 6 August 2020. Following a successful pre-registration...

PPE register to support local businesses

PPE register to support local businesses

The Tasmanian Government has established a PPE supply register to assist Tasmanian businesses needing Personal Protective Equipment in order to continue operating safety. There are global shortages of PPE due to the COVID-19 outbreak and our authorities are doing a...

Have Your Say – West Tamar Highway

Have Your Say – West Tamar Highway

The Tasmanian Government is conducting a corridor study of the West Tamar Highway between the Launceston CBD and McEwans Road, north of Legana. It's to help identify options to improve safety and connectivity between West Tamar communities and Launceston for all...

Support for the taxi industry to keep operating

Support for the taxi industry to keep operating

We are supporting the taxi industry so it can continue transporting Tasmanians to vital health appointments and to access other essential services, like supermarkets. This is particularly important for people with a disability, those with mobility issues and elderly...

Bright future for Spirit of Tasmania

Bright future for Spirit of Tasmania

A new port for the Spirit of Tasmania vessels in Victoria will future-proof the service, increase freight capacity and provide access to secondary tourism markets from New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia. TT-Line’s announcement today that it will move its...

Anzac Day at Home

Anzac Day at Home

ANZAC Day at Home, Light up the dawn With the cancellation of gatherings of people for ANZAC Day Memorial services this year, the Australian War Memorial, the RSL and other Ex Service Organisations are encouraging us all to still recognise this important day, by...

More support for learner drivers

More support for learner drivers

Getting a driver’s licence is an important milestone in the lives of young Tasmanians, and we recognise restrictions imposed due to COVID-19 may impact those plans. The Liberal Government wants to ensure our learner drivers can continue to develop their skills during...

Parents and Learner Drivers

Parents and Learner Drivers

Parents and learner drivers Parents can continue to supervise their learner driver family members. However, as we have always said, the safety and security of Tasmanians is our number one priority when it comes to protecting Tasmania from the spread of coronavirus....

Message to Tasmanian industry and business sector

Message to Tasmanian industry and business sector

Keeping Tasmanians safe and secure during the coronavirus outbreak is the Government’s number one priority. We also know that protecting our economy and jobs as best we can during this crisis is an essential task, particularly for the recovery on the other side. So as...

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...

Nation Leading Border Restrictions to Protect Tasmanians

Nation Leading Border Restrictions to Protect Tasmanians

The Tasmanian Government has today taken the next step in preparedness in response to COVID-19, declaring a state of emergency for Tasmania and introducing the toughest border restrictions in Australia. From midnight, Friday 20 March, all non-essential travellers...

Creating more liveable CBD space in Launceston

Creating more liveable CBD space in Launceston

An initiative under the Launceston City Deal to convert underutilised inner-city properties into residential spaces has proven successful, with a number of developments already completed and more underway. An increase in in-fill development in the CBD and assistance...

Launceston bus services review

Launceston bus services review

Improvements to the Northern bus network are intentionally designed to achieve faster, more frequent and more direct services so that more people want to catch the bus. That’s what most people said during the extensive consultation process that ran during 2018 and...

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