Plates Plus free lesson for Tasmanian learner drivers

Plates Plus free lesson for Tasmanian learner drivers

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is dedicated to ensuring learner drivers have the support they need to obtain their licence and the tools they need to drive safely on our roads. With new and revised rules that came into effect on December 1, we are now offering a...

State Budget – Boosting our cyber security response and resilience

State Budget – Boosting our cyber security response and resilience

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is determined to protect our information and ICT systems from malicious cyber activity which is increasing in frequency, scale, sophistication and severity. We have continuously focused on protecting Tasmanians from threats,...

State Budget – Upgrading Tassie’s airports to welcome more visitors

State Budget – Upgrading Tassie’s airports to welcome more visitors

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is committing almost $10 million towards upgrading the Hobart International Airport and $5.15 million towards upgrading the Launceston Airport in the 2020-21 State Budget.  This is part of our plan to rebuild a stronger Tasmania, with...

Boosting jobs and investing in forestry infrastructure

Boosting jobs and investing in forestry infrastructure

The 2020-21 Budget will include provision for Sustainable Timber Tasmania to make a $5 million transfer to TasRail in order to further grow our forest industry, create more jobs and invest in regional communities. This investment will increase TasRail’s capacity to...

Spreading the message about new driver safety rules

Spreading the message about new driver safety rules

A new campaign designed to educate young drivers, their parents or guardians, and other road users about important changes to getting a licence will begin today. The new campaign, Plates Plus: Safer driving for life, has been launched to highlight that the changes are...

Supporting our pork industry

Supporting our pork industry

The Tasmanian Government is supporting the meat industry, with a $2 million grant towards a new $3 million abattoir for processing pork at Springfield, near Scottsdale. The new processing facility will enable our quality Tasmanian pork to continue to be processed...

A look that could save lives

A look that could save lives

Too many young Tasmanians are killed or seriously injured on our roads. One of the causes is alcohol, which is a factor in about 17 per cent of fatalities or serious injury-crashes. Of that 17 per cent, 21 per cent are men aged between 17 and 25. Today, we are...

More options for learners and reducing wait times

More options for learners and reducing wait times

The Tasmanian Government is determined to reduce the wait times for driver’s licence assessments, especially in regional areas. To cut these delays, an additional 12 suitably qualified driving instructors from the private sector have been authorised to deliver P1...

Get on board this Seniors Week 2020 with free bus travel

Get on board this Seniors Week 2020 with free bus travel

As a proud supporter of Seniors Week, the Tasmanian Government is helping senior cardholders stay connected with their communities by offering free travel on any Metro bus from 12 to 18 October. Metro is a long-time partner of Seniors Week, an annual campaign...

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