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Ex-pat return boosting population

ABS figures released today show that Tasmania has the strongest net interstate migration of any state in 2016-17.

Job numbers steady near record high levels

ABS data released today show that the trend of near record employment continues with 245,500 Tasmanians in work.

What's next?

Yesterday Labor adopted a Greens' policy to ban pokies.

September Quarterly Report confirms budget on track

The September Quarterly Report on the 2017-18 Budget has been released and is available on Treasury’s website.

Infrastructure Australia report suggests water prices could double under the current ownership structure

The majority Hodgman Liberal Government makes no apologies whatsoever for seeking to intervene to keep water prices down.

Tasmanian economy growing under majority Hodgman Liberal Government

ABS data released today shows that the economy is growing under the Hodgman Government.

Labor has a history of selling government businesses – at least ten government businesses sold between 1998 and 2014

It’s clear that Labor is considering selling off more tax payer owned businesses to prop up their election spending.

O’Byrne confirms Labor is considering selling TasNetworks

In a startling admission, de facto Labor leader, Michelle O’Byrne has revealed Labor is considering selling TasNetworks to fund their election promises.

TasWater price increase

Tasmanians struggling under the rising cost of living has been dealt another blow with confirmation that water prices will rise by over four percent a year for the next three years.

TasWater

The Government remains absolutely committed to our Plan to take control of TasWater, because we believe it is in the best interests of the state.

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.

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More jobs lost, unemployment queue getting longer by the day

New NAB report shows more jobs losses are on the way

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Another survey shows that business confidence is down under the Labor-Green experiment

After the Federal election, business confidence rose in every state except Tasmania