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State Budget passes lower house

13 June 2019 This afternoon, the House of Assembly passed the 2019-20 State Budget which maintains the momentum and invests for growth for all Tasmanians.

A strong economy delivering more jobs

13 June 2019 Tasmania now has the strongest growing economy in the nation for the first time in almost 15 years, and the Government has a budget and a plan to maintain this momentum and invest for growth.

Tasmanians to benefit from extended first home owners grant

13 June 2019 Tasmanians considering buying their first home will continue to be able to take advantage of the first home owners grant, with the Bill passing the Lower House today.

Burial cost claims need clarification

12 June 2019 Further clarification is needed regarding claims by the Anglican Church that it will charge up to $15,000 for the burial component of a funeral.

Lazy Labor's budget session shocker

10 June 2019 Labor’s lacklustre efforts to respond to the budget has proven once again that they are a lazy, fence-sitting, policy-free opposition.

Tasmania’s economy leads the nation

5 June 2019 Today’s Australian Bureau of Statistics State Final Demand for the March 2019 confirms Tasmania has the strongest economy in the nation.

Full steam ahead for Mac Point

4 June 2019 The Macquarie Point development opportunity has reached an important milestone with the passing of Planning Scheme amendments by the Hobart City Council.

Bacon fries Budget

4 June 2019 Scott Bacon knows Labor’s reckless spending would immediately drive Tasmania into deficit and almost double net debt across the forward estimates – that’s why he has refused to deliver an alternative Budget.

Continued strong investment growth in Tasmania

30 May 2019 The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics Private New Capital Expenditure data, released today, shows private investment in Tasmania grew by 12.9 per cent over the year to the March 2019 quarter, in real trend terms.

Greens’ honest about their slash and burn budget alternative, unlike Labor

29 May 2019 It says a lot that two Green members can put together an alternative budget while 14 Labor members can’t.

Alternative budget failure

28 May 2019 Most days, the Labor Party sets a very low bar for themselves to jump over. Today, they tripped over it.

Six years on and Labor still refuses to deliver an alternative Budget

27 May 2019 Tomorrow’s Budget reply presents Labor an opportunity to finally break their track record of laziness by actually delivering an alternative Budget so Tasmanians know where they stand.

Positive reaction to Budget that maintains the momentum and invests for growth

24 May 2019 The 2019-20 State Budget is the next step in the Hodgman Liberal Government’s long-term plan to grow our economy, create jobs, invest in essential services and protect our way of life.

Lynch needs to stick to the facts and get back to negotiating in good faith

22 May 2019 The Hodgman Liberal Government remains of the belief that our hard working public servants deserve a fair and affordable pay rise.

Time for a bit of Budget honesty from Labor

22 May 2019 Tomorrow’s State Budget is framed to maintain the momentum and invest for growth in Tasmania’s future.

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Full steam ahead for Mac Point

4 June 2019 The Macquarie Point development opportunity has reached an important milestone with the passing of Planning Scheme…

Bacon fries Budget

4 June 2019 Scott Bacon knows Labor’s reckless spending would immediately drive Tasmania into deficit and almost double net deb…

Continued strong investment growth in Tasmania

30 May 2019 The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics Private New Capital Expenditure data, released today, shows private inv…