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Successful economic stimulus program to be rolled out across the State as part of upcoming budget

Jobs are the Hodgman Government’s number one priority and this year’s budget will feature a significant economic stimulus.

Letter reveals the truth on TasWater

In a letter to the Government TasWater’s chair, Miles Hampton, clearly spells out the TasWater infrastructure crisis and calls for urgent action before the situation gets worse.

Even TasWater agrees Government takeover will deliver cheaper bills

On ABC radio this morning, the TasWater Chair Miles Hampton has confirmed that the proposed Government takeover of TasWater will deliver cheaper bills.

Response to Mayor Downie’s TasWater claims

I’m absolutely astounded that Mr Downie has the gall to issue a media release about lower prices for TasWater customers.

Government takeover will fix Derwent Valley water and sewerage issues

Today we have heard first-hand the impact that Tasmania’s failing water and sewerage infrastructure is having on regional Tasmania.

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.

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Auditor-General’s report into procurement at the Glenorchy City Council

The Auditor-General’s report into procurement at the Glenorchy City Council is very concerning.

HIA Housing Awards Dinner

It is my pleasure to celebrate the work of the Tasmanian housing industry by presenting awards at the HIA Housing and Kitchen & …

Evidence mounting against pokie pull-out – time for Labor to show their hand

Evidence is mounting about the damage to jobs by taking pokies out of pubs and clubs.