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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.

Working together and delivering results for Tasmania

15 October 2019 Last month, in recognition of the unique challenges Tasmania faces with housing affordability and homelessness, the Hodgman majority Liberal Government and the Morrison Liberal Government entered into an historic agreement to waive Tasmania’s historic housing-related debt.

Ensuring taxpayers are getting value for their money

9 October 2018 To ensure Tasmanians can reap the benefits of record investments in health, education and the infrastructure our growing state needs, government must be efficient and focus on frontline delivery.

O’Byrne lets cat out of the bag on Labor tax grab

9 October 2019 Labor’s former failed Economic Development Minister David O’Byrne has confirmed Tasmanian politics worst kept secret, that under a future Labor Government you will pay more tax.

8 October 2019

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government welcomes today’s Tasmanian Government Fiscal Sustainability Report, released by Treasury, which confirms our finances are strong and our Plan is working.

Point of Consumption Tax

7 October 2019 As announced in the 2019-20 State Budget, the Tasmanian Government will introduce a Point of Consumption Tax on wagering from 1 January 2020.

Getting more apprentices and trainees on the job

3 October 2019 The Hodgman majority Liberal Government’s number one priority is to create jobs for Tasmanians, and our Plan is working.

Work to begin on Waterfall Valley hut upgrade

2 October 2019 Work will shortly begin on the Hodgman majority Liberal Government’s $3 million upgrade of huts along the Overland Track, commencing at the Waterfall Valley node.

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