Make it Launceston

Make it Launceston

I'm pleased to announce the official launch of the Make it Launceston website, building on the success of the Statewide version that provides information on living in Tasmania. Make it Launceston has been developed by the Tasmanian Government in collaboration with the...

Taking Tassie’s best drops to the world

When it comes to supporting Tasmania’s agricultural industries, there is no stronger supporter than the Hodgman majority Liberal Government. We have a target to grow the annual farm gate value of Tasmania’s agricultural sector to $10 billion by 2050, and to do this we...

Securing a bright digital future

The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to creating opportunities for Tasmanian businesses to prosper in the digital economy, build the workforce of the future by strengthening the link between industry and education, and ensure that all Tasmanians have the...

Parliament approves new Greater Hobart Act

The Tasmanian Parliament has now passed the Government’s landmark legislation to provide for greater collaboration between Southern councils and Government. The Greater Hobart Act is an exciting step towards fostering a framework to support decision making between the...

Backing Tasmanian businesses to deliver for our community

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government believes our Tasmanian businesses deserve a fair go when it comes to winning Government contracts to deliver services and projects in our community. That is why our Buy Local policy changed the procurement rules to be more...

CommSec report confirms Tasmania’s economy is strong

The latest CommSec State of the States Report confirms that the Tasmanian economy is one of the strongest performing in the nation, and that the Hodgman Liberal Government’s long term Plan is working. According to the report, Tasmania ranks third out of all States and...

Work to begin on Mowbray Connector upgrade

Tasmania has the strongest growing economy in the country and in 2019-20 we are delivering a record investment of over $1.6 billion in job-creating infrastructure our state needs. Work on the East Tamar Highway - Mowbray Connector Intersection Upgrade will start in...

Focussing on economy, jobs and keeping Tasmanians safe With the return to Parliament after the winter break, the Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to delivering our Plan to build the economy, create jobs and keep Tasmanians safe. As Leader of Government Business...

West Tamar Destination Action Plan to build on visitors

Tourism is one of Tasmania’s great competitive strengths, and is driving our continuing strong economic performance. The Tasmanian Liberal Government wants every region to benefit from a thriving visitor economy, by ensuring tourists see more of our state while they...

Midland Highway and Highland Lakes Road intersection

As Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, I have requested an urgent briefing from my Department into the safety and adequacy of the intersection of the Midland Highway and Highland Lakes Road. Yesterday’s tragic crash, which has resulted in a death and a serious...

Perth Links roads project progress

As the new Minister for Infrastructure, I am enormously proud to have responsibility for our record investment into our job creating infrastructure in Tasmania. Our investment is all about maintaining the momentum in the Tasmanian economy and investing for future...

Smart infrastructure eliminates penguin road deaths

Just a day after being sworn in as the new Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, I’ve been meeting the community, working on our initiatives and I called in to inspect the Hodgman Liberal Government’s work at The Neck. New underground penguin crossings and...

New portfolios

Today at Government House I was sworn in as Minister for my new portfolios, having accepted the Premier’s request to take on new challenges in the major economic portfolios of State Growth and Infrastructure, in addition to Small Business and my previous portfolio of...

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