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...

Work starts on Sorell bypass

Work starts on Sorell bypass

Tasmanian company Hazell Bros Group has started works on the new bypass linking the Tasman and Arthur Highways, which will create a more direct route for traffic and relieve pressure on the Sorell town centre. The project is a key part of the $350 million Hobart to...

Delivering homes for Tasmanians with disability

Delivering homes for Tasmanians with disability

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is building more homes for our most vulnerable and improving social housing for tenants, while boosting our economy and creating jobs. Six more Tasmanians with disability now have supported, well-designed and affordable housing with a...

Work progresses on East Derwent Highway duplication

Work progresses on East Derwent Highway duplication

The Tasmanian Government is improving traffic flow on the East Derwent Highway with work well advanced on completing the duplication of the highway between Golf Links Road and Sugarloaf Road. Tasmanian company Andrew Walter Constructions is contracted to widen this...

Supporting more young people at expanded Thyne House

Supporting more young people at expanded Thyne House

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is increasing supported accommodation for young people, with works underway to expand Launceston’s Thyne House to a 50-unit facility. VOS Construction and Joinery Pty Ltd (Vos) has been awarded the construction contract for the $8.9...

New Derwent ferry service to start on Monday

New Derwent ferry service to start on Monday

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is working hard to bust traffic congestion in southern Tasmania. The highly anticipated Derwent River ferry trial between Bellerive and Hobart will begin passenger services this coming Monday, 9 August 2021 with eight services each...

Tasmania’s building and construction industry going gangbusters

Tasmania’s building and construction industry going gangbusters

Today’s ABS Building approvals have confirmed once again that Tasmania’s building and construction industry is going from strength to strength. There were 342 building approvals in June in seasonally adjusted terms, which was 43.7 per cent higher than this time last...

Tasmanian firm to build new shiploader at Burnie

Tasmanian firm to build new shiploader at Burnie

The Tasmanian and Australian Governments are working hard to deliver major infrastructure projects to support thousands of jobs around the State. TasRail is finalising negotiations with Tasmanian company COVA Hayward Pty Ltd to design and construct its new bulk...

More homes delivered for Tasmania’s most vulnerable

More homes delivered for Tasmania’s most vulnerable

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is building more homes for our most vulnerable and improving social housing for tenants, while boosting our economy and creating jobs. The Community Housing Growth Program (CHGP), announced last year is on track to deliver up to 1,000...

Delivering priority road upgrades along the West Tamar Highway

Delivering priority road upgrades along the West Tamar Highway

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is delivering better and safer roads around the State including four priority upgrades to improve the West Tamar Highway, north of Legana. These works are the first stage of a series of projects to improve the safety and efficiency of...

Tasmania’s economy continues to lead the nation according to CommSec

Tasmania’s economy continues to lead the nation according to CommSec

Tasmania’s economy is once again leading the nation according to the latest CommSec State of the States Report for July 2021. The Report confirms Tasmania remains in top spot as the best performing economy in the country - having now held the mantle for the last six...

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