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.

Lake Malbena Federal Court decision

13 November 2019 The Hodgman majority Liberal Government notes the decision of the Federal Court.

NAB confirms Tasmania’s economy is the envy of the nation

12 November 2019 In another strong endorsement for the Hodgman majority Liberal Government, Tasmanian businesses continue to be among the most confident in the country.

New facilities for Seal Rocks State Reserve on King Island

8 November 2019 King Island locals and visitors will soon enjoy better access to Seal Rocks and the island’s stunning south western coastline with works starting on a new access-friendly path and viewing platform.

Tasmania Leading the way on Climate Change Action

8 November 2019 The 2019 Report Card on the Hodgman majority Liberal Government’s Climate Action 21: Tasmania’s Climate Change Action Plan 2017-2021 has been released.

Cradle Mountain Precinct to deliver for the North West

6 November 2019 Cradle Mountain is one of Tasmania’s iconic visitor destinations and a major visitor draw card, expected to attract up to 339,000 visitors by 2020. That is why the Hodgman majority Liberal Government is committed to delivering the Cradle Mountain Master Plan and has made an unprecedented investment of $56.8 million for the development of essential infrastructure at the new Visitor Gateway and at Dove Lake.

Walls of Jerusalem National Park visitors to benefit from upgrade works

6 November 2019 The Walls of Jerusalem National Park in the heart of Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA), is our second most popular backcountry walking destination, hosting 6000 – 8000 visitors annually.

Tasmania’s Record Retail Trade

4 November 2019 In a win for Tasmanian retailers and testament to the Hodgman majority Liberal Government’s Plan to grow the State’s economy, the ABS has today confirmed retail trade is now a record $558 million per month.

Upgrading the Remarkable caves visitor experience

31 October 2019 Visitors to Remarkable Cave will be able to enjoy greatly improved infrastructure following the upgrade to the popular Tasman Peninsula site.

Treasurer's Annual Financial Report

31 October 2019 The Treasurer’s Annual Financial Report 2018-19 (TAFR) confirms the Hodgman majority Liberal Government once again has balanced the budget and delivered a modest surplus for the fourth year in a row of $66 million, while remaining net debt free, holding $774 million in net cash and investments.

Showcasing and protecting Tasmania

30 October 2019 The Hodgman majority Liberal Government’s Expression of Interest (EOI) process is supporting unique Tasmanian nature based tourism experiences, which are growing our economy, encouraging visitation and creating local jobs.

New Parks and Wildlife Website supporting visitors to experience our spectacular natural environment

30 October 2019 Our parks and reserves are the envy of the world and an important part of the Tasmanian way of life.

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