24 April 2019
The ABS today released its Consumer Price Index data for Hobart for the March 2019 quarter, which shows that the cost of living declined in the quarter (by 0.2 per cent), and grew just 2.1 per cent over the year to the March 2019 quarter.
18 April 2019
Earlier this year, Rebecca White dumped her signature pokies policy on the grounds that she couldn’t deliver it from Opposition. Today, Shadow Treasurer Scott Bacon claims he will be introducing new taxation measures from Opposition.
17 April 2019
The Hodgman Liberal Government is working in partnership with TasWater to deliver better water infrastructure, sooner through its landmark $200 million equity investment.
15 April 2019
Tasmania continues to be a better place to live than ever before, and today’s Deloitte Access Economics Business Outlook confirms that Tasmania’s economy has continued to perform strongly, supported by good population growth, household consumption, and public and private investment.
10 April 2019
The only question left unanswered from Parliament is how would Rebecca White and Labor fund their proposed $280 million cash splash on an unsustainable, unaffordable 3 per cent public sector wage rise?
10 April 2019
The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to capitalising on the many exciting possibilities on the horizon for our capital city, while also effectively managing and planning for pressures our city faces as it grows.
9 April 2019
Under the Hodgman Liberal Government, our State’s balance sheet and our economy are strong, and maintaining budget discipline is crucial to ensuring our state continues to thrive.
2 April 2019
The deliberate disruption to public services, the closure of schools and the refusal by the AEU to allow members to properly consider the new wages offer from the Government shows that this week’s strikes are all about union grandstanding and supporting Federal Labor’s election campaigns.
31 March 2019
The Government has received extremely concerning feedback from teachers who claim they felt intimidated by the AEU into voting against the Government’s previous wage offer.
30 March 2019
The Hodgman Liberal Government is a strong supporter of Tasmania’s primary industries and has a target to grow the farm gate value of agriculture to $10 billion by 2050.
29 March 2019
The Government is consulting with key stakeholders such as TasCOSS and the Local Government Association regarding the recent High Court decision on charitable rates remissions.
29 March 2019
In a meeting with union leaders today, we have outlined an improved wage offer to public servants which will provide a seven per cent pay rise over three years.
27 March 2019
Tasmania’s small businesses are one of the state’s key drivers of jobs and investment growth, and we are further strengthening our focus on small business through the launch of the new Tasmanian Business Growth Strategy 2019-2023.
26 March 2019
The Hodgman Liberal Government is a strong supporter of growing tourism on the West Coast, and we are enabling this through the trial of an air service linking Hobart and Strahan.
22 March 2019
I have today granted the Mount Wellington Cableway Company an Authority that enables it to access Wellington Park to undertake site investigations.