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Tasmania’s Next Iconic Walk to showcase our wild West Coast

26 July 2019 Tasmania’s wild West Coast has been chosen as the preferred location for our Next Iconic Walk which will showcase all this unique region has to offer, as well as further enhancing our reputation as one of the best eco-tourism destinations in the world.

State Service employees set to receive overdue pay rise

25 July 2019 Today, the Tasmanian Government has reached an in principle agreement with public sector unions on a revised one year agreement.

Freycinet Master Plan sets out a sustainable future

24 July 2019 Tasmania’s unrivalled natural environment is a key driver in our nation-leading visitor economy and the Freycinet Peninsula is one of our most popular tourism destinations.

Time for Wilkie to tell the whole truth on health funding

23 July 2019 Once again the Federal Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, who will never have the responsibility of running government, is playing politics with Tasmanians’ health. It’s time he told the whole truth.

Protecting the critically endangered Orange-bellied parrot

3 July 2019 Tasmania’s Orange-bellied parrot captive breeding program plays a vitally important role in protecting and growing the population of this critically endangered species.

Unacceptable union bans shut Ulverstone Secondary College

2 July 2019 Due to unsafe and dangerous union work bans by school cleaners, the Principal and Department of Education have been obligated to close Ulverstone Secondary College due to health and safety concerns.

Making electricity concessions simpler and keeping costs low

28 June 2019 The Hodgman Liberal Government will ensure eligible Tasmanians do not miss out on electricity concessions because of administrative errors or delays beyond their control.

Union chaos means public sector workers miss out again

25 June 2019 With Tasmania’s union leaders locked in a fierce internal fight over who should be President of Unions Tasmania, our hardworking public sector workers are missing out on the pay rise they deserve.

Further negotiation threatened by union stunts

24 June 2019 Today, just days before a requested and planned negotiation meeting, unions have threatened further industrial action designed to shut down schools and childcare centres, as well as disrupt prisons and health services.

Historic infrastructure investment into Launceston

21 June 2019 The University of Tasmania’s expanded $344 million Northern Transformation program, focussing on the redevelopment of the Inveresk precinct, is the single largest infrastructure investment in Launceston’s history, and provides a major boost for the region’s economy.

Investment in Northern Tasmania welcomed

20 June 2019 The Hodgman Liberal Government welcomes today’s announcement of further investment in job-creating infrastructure to boost the visitor appeal of Northern Tasmania.

2019-20 State Budget passes Parliament

20 June 2019 Today, the 2019-20 State Budget which makes record investments in infrastructure, health and education was passed by Parliament.

Petulant stunts preventing pay rises for public servants

18 June 2019 This morning’s stunt by the Community and Public Sector Union again demonstrates why our hard working public sector workers have not received the pay rise they deserve, because their union is more interested in headlines than good faith negotiation.

State Budget passes lower house

13 June 2019 This afternoon, the House of Assembly passed the 2019-20 State Budget which maintains the momentum and invests for growth for all Tasmanians.

A strong economy delivering more jobs

13 June 2019 Tasmania now has the strongest growing economy in the nation for the first time in almost 15 years, and the Government has a budget and a plan to maintain this momentum and invest for growth.

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