Contractor announced for four West Tamar Highway priority projects

Contractor announced for four West Tamar Highway priority projects

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is building the vital road infrastructure our state needs, with a number of projects already underway and even more being fast tracked to help stimulate the economy. Today, we can announce Tasmanian business Hazell Bros Group has been...

Building the ICT workforce for Tasmania’s technology future

Building the ICT workforce for Tasmania’s technology future

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is the strongest supporter of the information technology sector and is committed to growing even more local ICT jobs, in both ICT-specific businesses and the wider business community. Today’s release of the Tasmanian ICT...

More support for our learner drivers

More support for our learner drivers

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is continuing to support disadvantaged learner drivers across the State by extending funding for the Learner Driver Mentor Program (LDMP) by $1 million each year. This commitment is part of the recently launched $75 million...

Economic stimulus plan for George Town

Economic stimulus plan for George Town

The George Town Municipality and surrounding areas will be the first region to benefit from the Tasmanian Government’s strategic growth initiative, with up to $1 million to be invested in projects that support jobs, skills and training, and business and community...

$75 million to save lives on Tasmanian roads

$75 million to save lives on Tasmanian roads

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is working with the whole Tasmanian community towards our long-term vision of zero deaths or serious injuries on Tasmanian roads. As part of our Towards Zero Action Plan 2020-2024, the Tasmanian Government will invest $75...

Tasmanian Businesses continue to be the most confident in the country

Tasmanian Businesses continue to be the most confident in the country

Topping off an incredible year for Tasmanian businesses and the economy, the NAB Business Survey has revealed today that Tasmanian businesses continue to be the most confident in the country. This is great news for Tasmanians, as we know confident businesses invest...

Tasmania’s renewable hydrogen future on show in China

Tasmania’s renewable hydrogen future on show in China

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is taking action to ensure Tasmania makes the most of our natural advantages and renewable resources to become a global producer and exporter of renewable hydrogen energy. Minister for Energy Guy Barnett has launched our...

Keeping MAIB costs down for Tasmanians

Keeping MAIB costs down for Tasmanians

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government has a long-term plan for Tasmania and we are delivering our promise to keep the cost of living as low as possible. We understand the importance of maintaining a strong budget, and as a government we want Tasmanian families to be...

Record achievement by TasRail: northern exports growing

Record achievement by TasRail: northern exports growing

TasRail continues to grow its services to the forestry industry, recording a 25 per cent increase in volume over the previous year. This record achievement has been in part due to our investment in the Parattah Rail Siding, which I am pleased to say is now operating...

Ticketing solution for Tasmanian public transport users

Ticketing solution for Tasmanian public transport users

The Government has provided $7.5 million to Metro Tasmania for the development of an integrated ticketing system to allow seamless travel across all service providers in the Tasmanian public transport network. In 2017/18 over 84 per cent of Metro passengers regularly...

Know what to do when you see red and blue

Know what to do when you see red and blue

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is taking action to protect our emergency service workers attending roadside incidents. As of yesterday, Tasmanian motorists are required to safely slow down to 40km/h when they see emergency services on the roadside with...

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...

TCCI Report confirms Tasmania’s strong economic success

TCCI Report confirms Tasmania’s strong economic success

Tasmania is going from strength to strength with the TCCI Tasmania Report confirming today that in 2018-19 all industry sectors grew for the first time ever, demonstrating our economic success is broad-based, resilient and creating jobs right around the State. In a...

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