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A step forward in seeing a cable car become a reality

21 March 2019 A cable car on Kunanyi/Mt Wellington has been discussed for more than 100 years. It’s time a proposal is properly considered, and the Hodgman Liberal Government believes that process should occur.

Rebecca White’s hypocrisy exposed in Parliament

21 March 2019 Rebecca White’s breath-taking double standards exposed in Parliament today demonstrate once again that she has no principle and no policies

Wage negotiations must remain in good faith

21 March 2019 The Tasmanian Government remains committed to ensuring our public servants receive a pay increase that is fair and affordable.

Future of gaming in Tasmania

20 March 2019 At the last election Tasmanians overwhelmingly endorsed the Hodgman Liberal Government’s comprehensive plan for the future of gaming in Tasmania.

Tasmania's businesses most confident in the nation

12 March 2019 The latest NAB Business Survey confirms that Tasmania has never been a better place to live, work and invest.

Unions’ refusal to negotiate in good faith hurts Tasmanians

8 March 2019 Despite the Government’s ongoing attempts to engage with Tasmania’s public sector unions in a productive and good faith manner, it is disappointing that the unions are committed to disrupting the lives of Tasmanians rather than negotiating

Tasmania records fastest rate of retail trade growth

7 March 2019 Tasmania’s record-breaking run of retail growth continues, with January 2019 marking the 51st consecutive month of growth.

Stateometer puts Tasmania at the top

5 March 2019 The latest ANZ Stateometer report again confirms that Tasmania’s economy remains in a strong position, growing at above trend for the quarter.

Supporting businesses in cutting red tape

5 March 2019 We know the difficulties and costs unnecessary red tape and over regulation can cause for Tasmanian small businesses and we are committed to removing these barriers to growing our economy and jobs.

Applications now open for further assistance for bushfire affected businesses

1 March 2019 Applications are now open for Concessional Business Recovery Loans, of up to $100,000 and Bushfire Business Recovery Grants of up to $25,000 for businesses affected by the recent bushfires in the Huon Valley, Central Highlands, West Coast and Derwent Valley council areas.

Tasmania once again leading the nation in private investment

28 February 2019 Tasmania has seen a surge in private investment, with the latest ABS data confirming the state is leading the nation in Private New Capital Expenditure growth.

Wages update

28 February 2019 The Government has today written to unions with a proposal which would allow the Government to revise our wages policy while maintaining budget sustainability.

Reference group selected in Local Government Act review

21 February 2019 With a major review of Tasmania’s Local Government Act well and truly underway, a Reference Group has been formed to provide support in this process.

Antarctic gateway worth $186 million to Tasmanian economy

20 February 2019 Tasmania’s unique position as the gateway to Antarctica has been valued at $185.9 million a year, a new report has found.

Labor leadership chaos spills into the public

14 February 2019 Today’s shuffling of the deckchairs in the Labor Shadow Cabinet signals the final death throes of Rebecca White’s leadership.

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