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Tasmanian export wine of the year 2018

Accolade Wines’ Eddystone Point Tasmania Pinot Noir 2016, signature wine from producer Bay of Fires, has been announced as the winner of the inaugural Export Wine of Show International Judges Trophy at the 2018 Tasmanian Wine Show Awards held at Josef Chromy Wines near Launceston.

Reappointment of Tony Ferrall

The Government has reappointed Tony Ferrall as Secretary of the Department of Treasury and Finance for a term of five years.

10,600 jobs created under majority Hodgman Government

The Hodgman Government’s number one priority is jobs.

Bacon caught out on online gaming hypocrisy

Bumbling Shadow Treasurer Scott Bacon must explain why he is acting to ban poker machines in pubs and clubs, but not acting on online gambling, which is increasing rapidly.

Gambling, EGM expenditure down according to latest independent study

Gambling in Tasmania has continued to decline, according to the latest SEIS study, which I am releasing today.

White confirms will scrap wages cap, wreck budget

After months of trying to dodge the issue, the Leader of the Opposition Ms White has finally come clean on public sector wages – revealing to the Australian newspaper today that she will “scrap” the two percent wages cap.*

Bumbling Bacon must explain backflip on venue-operator model

Labor’s bumbling Shadow Treasurer, Scott Bacon must explain why he is now opposing something he voted for three months ago.

Gaming report

I was informed this morning that the SEIS report was received by Treasury on the 22nd of December.

Sky scrapers out of major projects legislation

The Hodgman Government has a Plan to Build Your Future.

Response to Michelle O'Byrne

Q: Who wrote the Government’s gaming policy? A: Peter Gutwein Q: Who wrote Labor’s gaming policy? A: The Greens

Bumbling Bacon admits Tasmania worse off under Labor

Bumbling Shadow Treasurer Scott Bacon has blundered again, admitting that Tasmania would be worse off under a Labor-Green minority government.

Bacon’s duplicity called out

The Bumbling Shadow Treasurer, Scott Bacon, has been caught out being duplicitous, opposing something he voted for just three months ago.

Liberals will fight for Tasmania’s fair share of GST

In spite of Labor’s scare-mongering today, the Hodgman Liberal Government will fight tooth and nail for Tasmania’s fair share of the GST.

Grant available to help boost Tasmania’s population

Yesterday the Hodgman Liberal Government launched the You in a Year campaign to encourage that population growth and today we are announcing the Population Small Grants program to leverage off it.

You in a Year – Lifestyle and opportunity attracting people to Tasmania

Tasmania’s economy is going from strength to strength. Our business and consumer confidence is amongst the highest in the country and we have an enviable way of life.

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Vica Bayley comments proof that Labor’s Forest Deal is dead

The Forest Deal was always supposed to deliver the pulp mill, in return for locking up more forests

Liberals’ long term Plan to create jobs and opportunity: Tasmanian Industry Participation Plans

There is no silver bullet to Tasmania's economic challenges.

Another protest, another sign that the forest deal is a failure

The Greens and their followers will never be satisfied.