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Glenorchy City Council

I note that today the Legislative Council has supported our legislation to provide certainty for the people of Glenorchy, which will mean a new council will be elected early next year.

Auditor-General’s report justifies Government’s TasWater takeover plan

The Auditor-General’s report released today justifies the Government’s TasWater takeover plans.

Fighting for Tasmania’s fair share of GST

The Hodgman Government will always fight for Tasmania’s fair share of the GST.

Treasury Building

To help inform the current discussion regarding the Treasury Building I am releasing the detailed heritage report.

Visitor numbers attracting major hotel interest in Northern Tasmania

Growing visitor numbers to Launceston and the Greater Northern Region are attracting big names in the hotel business including Hyatt, Marriott, and Intercontinental, as well as the Silo Hotel development, just to meet demand.

Whingeing Willie on the wrong track

The fact Tasmania’s house prices are forecast to rise by 11 per cent over three years demonstrates the dramatic turnaround the State is experiencing under a majority Hodgman Liberal Government.

Hodgman Government’s long-term Plan driving jobs growth

Under the Hodgman Government’s long-term Plan, 11,700 jobs have been created, the unemployment rate has dropped to 5.9 per cent and annual employment growth is the second highest in the country.

Tamar Hydro contract to create 20 advanced manufacturing jobs for the north

Tamar Hydro is one of Tasmania’s advanced manufacturing success stories.

Fighting for Tasmania’s fair share of GST

The Hodgman Government will always fight for Tasmania’s fair share of the GST.

Tasmanian firm's new Antarctic contract

For the second day straight Tasmania’s advanced manufacturing reputation has had another big win with Taylor Bros today locking in a new contract to provide heavy landing equipment for Australia’s new Antarctic icebreaker, the RSV Nuyina.

Labor and Chipman wash their hands of Risdon Vale water woes

It’s a sad reflection on how out of touch the Pembroke candidates, Independent Doug Chipman and Labor’s Jo Siejka, are if they think Risdon Vale residents having to boil water before they can drink it, is not an issue.

Standing up for Tasmania's fair share of GST

I have very strongly put forward Tasmania’s position on the GST at the Council on Federal Financial Relations meeting in Sydney today.

Economic reports confirm Hodgman Government’s long-term Plan is working

Just a few years ago, under a Labor-Green Government, Tasmania’s economy was a complete basket case.

Labor confirms budget blowout

Labor has confirmed that if given the opportunity to form a minority government with the Greens after the next election, they would blow the budget almost immediately.

Restoring democracy and certainty in Glenorchy

The Glenorchy community deserves a democratically elected local government and an end to the uncertainty surrounding the Glenorchy City Council.

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Ex-pat return boosting population

ABS figures released today show that Tasmania has the strongest net interstate migration of any state in 2016-17.

Job numbers steady near record high levels

ABS data released today show that the trend of near record employment continues with 245,500 Tasmanians in work.

What's next?

Yesterday Labor adopted a Greens' policy to ban pokies.