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.

Bryan Green caught out with “fake” water and sewerage scare

Labor Leader Bryan Green has been caught out making up “fake” claims about our Plan to fix water and sewerage.

Fixing Tasmania's water and sewerage infrastructure

Today the Hodgman Government has outlined a clear plan to fix Tasmania's failing water and sewerage infrastructure and provide the services that Tasmanians deserve.

Community asked to provide comments on draft dog control laws

The Government has released draft changes to dog control laws. The changes are designed to make sure the laws are simpler and more in line with community expectations.

Feasibility study into local government reform options for the Greater Hobart area

The Government is working with councils across the State on how to deliver the best possible local government services at the lowest possible cost to ratepayers.

ABS data shows massive turnaround in economic growth under Hodgman Government

The Hodgman Government has a long-term Plan to grow Tasmania’s economy and create jobs.

Positive feedback on potential Taswater takeover welcome

The positive feedback I have received from a number of Mayors and elected Councillors and Aldermen about a potential Tasmanian Government takeover of TasWater is welcome.

Government delivers on single, statewide planning scheme

The Hodgman Government has delivered on its commitment to implement a faster, fairer, simpler and cheaper planning system.

30 percent price rise in water and sewage bills not acceptable

The response from the local government owners of Taswater to my calls for increased investment has been extremely disappointing.

Report card ranks Tasmania’s finances second best in the country

A report card released today by the Centre for Independent Studies shows that under the Hodgman Government Tasmania’s finances are strong and ranked as the second best in the country.

Water and Sewerage mess laid bare

Tasmania’s enviable reputation for having a clean and safe environment is being put at risk by local government’s inability to ensure all Tasmanians have access to clean and safe drinking water, and that our wastewater systems comply with environmental standards.

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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.