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Charitable rates remissions

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.

Another improved pay rise offer for public servants

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.

Driving business growth in Tasmania

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.

West Coast takes off

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.

Mount Wellington Cable Car Authority issued

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.

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.

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National Award for supporting electric vehicle uptake

15 November 2019 Congratulations to the Tasmanian Climate Change Office (TCCO) for receiving the inaugural Kennedy Award at th…

It’s official: Tasmania outperforms the nation

15 November 2019 Tasmania is the fastest growing economy in the nation.

Record Tasmanian jobs growth

14 November 2019 More Tasmanians are in work than ever before according to today’s October 2019 labour force data released by …