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North East Rail Corridor proposals supported

7 August 2019 The Hodgman majority Liberal Government welcomes the Legislative Council’s report which supports the development of the North East Rail corridor and recognises its economic benefits for the region.

Modernising Parks fees to allow for greater investment in sustainability

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

Employing more Tasmanians

4 August 2019 Under the Hodgman majority Liberal Government, Tasmania has seen a dramatic turnaround in economic performance. For the first time in almost 15 years our economy is the strongest growing in the nation.

Retail trade reaches record high

2 August 2019 The Australian Bureau of Statistics’ retail trade data for June 2019 shows retail turnover in Tasmania just reached a record high of $549 million for the month in trend terms.

Labor cannot be trusted on Tasmanian jobs

1 August 2019 Today, Rebecca White and Labor confirmed they do not have a single economic policy other than to talking down Tasmania’s growing economy.

Securing a better future for our Treasury Buildings

1 August 2019 The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is determined to improve public access of the Treasury Building and Precinct and enhance the heritage aspects of these magnificent buildings.

Improving heritage and planning arrangements

30 July 2019 Today, the Historic Cultural Heritage Amendment Bill 2019 has been introduced into Parliament to integrate historic heritage and planning legislation while ensuring the protection of our state’s precious cultural heritage.

CommSec report confirms Tasmania’s economy is strong

29 July 2019 The July 2019 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.

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.

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Point of Consumption Tax

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