Standard & Poor’s confirms Tasmania’s credit rating

Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has confirmed Tasmania’s AA+ credit rating, citing strong financial management under the Hodgman Government.

Auditor-General's report into the use of credit cards by local government

I note the Auditor-General’s report released today into credit card use by the local government sector.

Glenorchy City Council

Earlier today, Her Excellency, the Governor signed into law the Glenorchy City Council (Dismissal of Councillors) Act 2017.

Glenorchy City Council Board of Inquiry report

I can confirm that the Government has now received the Board of Inquiry report into the Glenorchy City Council.

TasWater ownership report

I note that the Legislative Council Select Committee on TasWater Ownership has handed down its final report.

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.

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