The Hodgman Government is rolling out a $100 million stimulus package across to boost the Northern Tasmanian economy and support local jobs.
One of the clearest signs of growing confidence is when businesses make significant investments.
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.
Tasmania’s unemployment rate has fallen again to 5.8 percent, equal with the national average.
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.
Labor Leader Bryan Green has been caught out making up “fake” claims about our Plan to fix water and sewerage.
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.
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.
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.
The Hodgman Government has a long-term Plan to grow Tasmania’s economy and create jobs.
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.
The Hodgman Government has delivered on its commitment to implement a faster, fairer, simpler and cheaper planning system.
The response from the local government owners of Taswater to my calls for increased investment has been extremely disappointing.
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.
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.