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Tasmania’s economic strength under Liberals, welcomed by Labor

3 December 2019 Former Labor Minister for economic recession, David O’Byrne, has paid credit to how far Tasmania has come under the Hodgman majority Liberal Government, stating at today’s Government Business Enterprise scrutiny hearings “we are very happy with the economy.”

New Chair for Port Arthur Board

3 December 2019 Mr Grant O’Brien has been appointed as Chairperson for the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority (PAHSMA), continuing on from Professor Sharon Sullivan, who retires after 20 years of exemplary service.

TCCI Report confirms Tasmania’s strong economic success

2 December 2019 Tasmania is going from strength to strength with the TCCI Tasmania Report confirming today that in 2018-19 all industry sectors grew for the first time ever, demonstrating our economic success is broad-based, resilient and creating jobs right around the State.

Next step in the sale of Elizabeth Street Pier

2 December 2019 With the Tasmanian economy now the strongest growing in the nation it is expected the sale of Elizabeth Street Pier will attract competitive buyers.

Power$mart Homes program open

29 November 2019 The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is committed to reducing the cost of living pressure for Tasmanians.

Protecting and promoting Tasmania as the eco-tourism capital of the world

28 November 2019 The Hodgman majority Liberal Government has a Plan for Tasmania to be the eco-tourism capital of the world, and with National Geographic last week confirming Tasmania as the #1 adventure tourism destination globally, we are delivering for Tasmanians.

Cape Bruny Lighthouse works support the local economy

26 November 2019 The Cape Bruny Lighthouse works were planned in 2017, well before the proponent submitted their proposal through our EOI initiative.

Tasmania’s exceptional economic growth

26 November 2019 Today in Parliament I outlined the success of the past year for the Hodgman majority Liberal Government with regards to the economy, jobs and budget management.

New Development for Bruny Island Lighthouse

22 November 2019 The latest exciting development through the Hodgman majority Liberal Government’s rigorous and transparent EOI process will progress to lease and license negotiations.

Tasmania’s extraordinary economic results

21 November 2019 The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is continuing to deliver on our long term plan for Tasmania, with our strong policies taking our state from strength to strength.

Shadow Treasurer fails Tasmanian businesses

20 November 2019 Labor’s ongoing attacks on Tasmania’s nation-leading economic performance is typical of a party that doesn’t understand business or the economy.

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 the Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Sector Management in recognition of its work on the roll out of electric vehicles charging infrastructure.

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 the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Tender for marine vessel at Strahan now open

13 November 2019 After 30 years of service, the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) Shearwater vessel will be retired.

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September Quarterly Report

13 December 2019 The September Quarterly Report on the 2019-20 Budget has been released and is available on Treasury’s website…

Tenders called for new viewing shelter at Dove Lake

13 December 2019 Cradle Mountain is one of Tasmania's iconic visitor destinations and a major draw card for the North-West.