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Have your say on draft planning bill

The Tasmanian Government is seeking feedback on a draft bill that will amend the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 to help plan for Tasmania’s future land use needs.

State of the States report confirms Tasmania’s economic revival

The CommSec State of the States Report confirms Tasmania’s economic revival and shows that the Hodgman Government’s long-term Plan is delivering for Tasmania.

Regional unemployment

The Hodgman Liberal Government’s number one priority is jobs, and our Plan has seen Tasmania’s unemployment rate fall to 5.8 per cent, lower than the national average of 5.9 per cent.

City deal will deliver jobs for the North

The City Deal for Launceston signed today will deliver jobs and economic growth for the North and a brighter future for Launceston.

Continued economic growth for Tasmania

Hot on the heels of Tasmania’s unemployment rate dropping below the national average, the latest Deloitte Access Economics Report shows continued growth in Tasmania as it is ``chugging away at a relatively healthy rate’’.

TT-Line Vessel Replacement Bill passes Parliament

I am very pleased that TT-Line’s Vessel Replacement Fund Bill has now passed Parliament without amendment, despite Labor shamefully voting against the Bill.

Merger discussions welcomed

The Hodgman Government welcomes the announcement that the West Tamar and George Town councils are discussing a potential merger.

Labor doubles down on TasWater privatization

Labor has a new leader, but nothing has changed.

Independent Regulator’s report slams TasWater performance

The latest report on the state of Tasmania's water and sewerage has confirmed the need for urgent action.

Northern Economic Stimulus Plan working

The Hodgman Liberal Government's Northern Economic Stimulus Plan is working to stimulate economic growth, and create new jobs.

Stimulus package for Flinders Island

The Hodgman Government is rolling out a $100 million stimulus package across to boost the Northern Tasmanian economy and support local jobs.

Solar investment a sign of growing confidence

One of the clearest signs of growing confidence is when businesses make significant investments.

Fixing water and sewerage will create 1,000 jobs

Not only will the Hodgman Government’s Plan to takeover TasWater speed up investment in our failing water and sewerage infrastructure, it will deliver a massive boost to the economy.

Unemployment rate now falls again, now equal with national average

Tasmania’s unemployment rate has fallen again to 5.8 percent, equal with the national average.

TasWater confirms faster fix with more resources

In evidence given to a Parliamentary committee, TasWater has confirmed that the current 10 year upgrade program can be sped up, if more money is made available.

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State Budget passes Legislative Council

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Standing up for Tasmania’s fair share of the GST

Tasmania deserves its fair share of the GST.