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Marine agreement unlocks potential for industry expansion and jobs

A new agreement will create significant opportunities for jobs and business growth in the north of the state.

Another positive economic report for Tasmania

Another independent economic report has rated Tasmania's economy favourably, saying that Tasmania's economy is "doing OK", driven by increasing tourism numbers and retail spending.

Tassie's economic revival confirmed

Tasmania's economic revival under the majority Hodgman Liberal Government has been confirmed by the latest CommSec "State of the States" report.

Unemployment falls to 6.4%

Tasmania’s unemployment rate has fallen to 6.4 per cent, with 225 new jobs created last month.

Stimulus package for the Northern Midlands

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

MYEFO – steady as it goes for Tasmania

The Federal Government’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) presents a steady-as-it-goes approach to Tasmania, according to preliminary analysis.

Unemployment down under Hodgman Liberal Government

Today’s ABS figures show that there are now 3000 more Tasmanians in jobs since the state election, and the unemployment rate has dropped

Tasmania Report

The Tasmania Report confirms that while Tasmania is a much better place than it was at the election just over 1,000 days ago, there’s a long way to go.

State Planning Provisions report under consideration

Today I have received the Tasmanian Planning Commission’s report on the draft State Planning Provisions (SPPs),

Budget on track for surplus

The Hodgman Government is determined to keep the budget in the black, because a balanced budget means we can invest more in essential frontline services.

Private sector driving economic growth in Tasmania

ABS figures released today show that the private sector is driving economic growth in Tasmania.

1000 days, 1000 reasons : jobs and the economy

Today I am releasing over 220 reasons why Tasmania is a better place as a result of the initiatives we have implemented to stimulate the economy

More disaster recovery funding for flood affected areas

Liberal Senator Jonathan Duniam and Treasurer Peter Gutwein have welcomed today’s announcement of additional disaster funding after the Tasmanian storms and floods in June 2016.

Pay rise by Christmas for 10,000 public servants

The Government, the CPSU and HACSU have reached in-principle agreement for a new wage agreement covering around 10,000 public servants.

Northern Economic Stimulus package supporting CH Smith investment

The Hodgman Government is supporting job creating investments in the North and North West of Tasmania through our $100 million Northern Economic Stimulus package.

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