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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.

Tasmania is open for business

13 February 2019 There is no better place that caters for the free and low cost camping market.

Football in Tasmania strong and united

13 February 2019 The Hodgman Liberal Government is a strong supporter of football in Tasmania, and formed a working group last year to establish the Football Tasmania Board. The Board will be the voice for Tasmanian football and will work to unite and strengthen football in the State.

kunanyi/Mount Wellington cable car

13 February 2019 The Cable Car (kunanyi/Mount Wellington) Facilitation Act 2017 provides the Minister for State Growth with the authority to grant a proponent access to public land to undertake site investigations for the purposes of preparing a planning application for a cable car project.

Backflip Bec cannot be believed on pokies

13 February 2019 Make no mistake, Rebecca White’s backflip on her signature pokies policy is symptomatic of a leadership under siege that everyone saw coming.

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