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Treasurer's Annual Financial Report

31 October 2019 The Treasurer’s Annual Financial Report 2018-19 (TAFR) confirms the Hodgman majority Liberal Government once again has balanced the budget and delivered a modest surplus for the fourth year in a row of $66 million, while remaining net debt free, holding $774 million in net cash and investments.

Showcasing and protecting Tasmania

30 October 2019 The Hodgman majority Liberal Government’s Expression of Interest (EOI) process is supporting unique Tasmanian nature based tourism experiences, which are growing our economy, encouraging visitation and creating local jobs.

New Parks and Wildlife Website supporting visitors to experience our spectacular natural environment

30 October 2019 Our parks and reserves are the envy of the world and an important part of the Tasmanian way of life.

Labor and Greens in lockstep opposing sensible tourism jobs

30 October 2019 Labor has shown its true colours joining with the Greens to oppose the Government’s expression of interest process for sensible and appropriate tourism developments in our national parks, reserves and Crown land.

Tasmania’s nation leading economy recognised

29 October 2019 Tasmania’s economy is surging ahead, and the Hodgman majority Liberal Government’s long term plan is working.

Tasmania’s economy surges ahead says CommSec

28 October 2019 The October 2019 Commsec State of the States Report, once again confirms that the Tasmanian economy is surging ahead, and that the Hodgman majority Liberal majority Government’s long term Plan is working.

2020-21 State Budget Community Consultation

26 October 2019 Advertisements have been placed in the three major Tasmanian newspapers today inviting written submissions from the Tasmanian community as part of the 2020-21 Budget process.

Delivering more jobs for Tasmanians and a stronger economy

23 October 2019 The Hodgman majority Liberal Government’s top priority is to grow the economy and create jobs. New data released today shows that the state’s vibrant economy remains the strongest in Australia for jobs vacancy growth.

Tasman Island experience takes flight

23 October 2019 Today I joined Rotorlift Aviation to officially launch the Tasman Island Experience which gives visitors the chance to experience Tasmania’s rugged and remote Tasman Peninsula, taking in magnificent 360 degree views of remote coastal wilderness.

Militant green groups vow to continue attacks on Tasmanian businesses

22 October 2019 With environmentalists declaring they will ignore the independent umpires decision and continue to frustrate the Lake Malbena project, it’s time for the Greens to let Tasmanians know if they’ll continue to support their militant arm or back responsible, environmentally sensitive, job creating tourism investments which provide opportunities for more people to visit our precious natural areas.

S&P Global maintains Tasmania’s credit rating

22 October 2019 The Hodgman majority Liberal Government’s experienced management team has once again been endorsed by leading ratings Agency, Standard and Poors Global, with the Agency today again rating Tasmania with AA+ (Stable), its second highest rating.

Halls Island development to showcase and protect Tasmania’s unique natural values

22 October 2019 The Hodgman majority Liberal Government welcomes the decision of the Resource Management and Planning Appeal Tribunal to overturn the Central Highlands Council’s decision to reject the Halls Island proposal.

Lake Malbena Tribunal appeal

21 October 2019 The Hodgman majority Liberal Government welcomes today’s finding of the Resource Management and Planning Appeal Tribunal, which enables the development to proceed and is a positive endorsement of the Government’s Expressions of Interest initiative. The Government will now review the full findings of the Tribunal.

Confident businesses and a strong economy delivering jobs

17 October 2019 The Hodgman majority Liberal Government’s number one priority is to create jobs for Tasmanians, and our Plan is delivering with today’s Australian Bureau of Statistics labour force data for September 2019 showing 700 jobs were created throughout the state.

Backing our tourism innovators

16 October 2019 Tasmania is an in-demand destination where local, interstate and international visitors seek experiences in our unrivalled natural environment.

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