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Taylor Bros chalks up another defence win for Tasmania

Published: Wed 18 Jul 2018, 5:40pm

Taylor Bros has signed a new deal to supply a total turnkey contract for accommodation outfitting of the Royal Australia Navy’s new offshore patrol vessel, becoming the second Tasmanian company to announce a significant defence [Read more]

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Tasmania on track to become ‘Battery of the Nation’

Published: Wed 18 Jul 2018, 5:40pm

The expansion of Tasmania’s hydro-electric system known as ‘Battery of the Nation’ and a second Bass Strait interconnector have today been given a major boost through their inclusion in a national electricity system plan. The [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Financial assistance after flood event

Published: Wed 18 Jul 2018, 5:40pm

Tasmanians affected by the extreme weather event on May 10 and 11, 2018, are encouraged to apply for financial assistance before it closes on August 15. Grants are available in the six municipalities that were [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Championship Grants Open

Published: Wed 18 Jul 2018, 5:40pm

Tasmanian organisations looking to host National or International sporting championships could receive a helping hand with a grants program now open. The Hodgman Liberal Government is encouraging eligible Tasmanian organisations to apply for funding to [Read more]

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New units now online across the state

Published: Wed 18 Jul 2018, 5:40pm

The Hodgman Liberal Government is delivering on our commitment to address Tasmania’s housing shortage with 78 new units now online across the state. The units are among 114 new dwellings completed and 29 homes refurbished [Read more]

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Sneak peek on set of Rosehaven 3

Published: Tue 17 Jul 2018, 10:30am

The cast and crew of Rosehaven are once again back on set to film the third season of the smash-hit comedy. Filming at various locations around the State, including Oatlands, Geeveston, New Norfolk, Longley, Richmond, [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Hellyer gold to be processed again

Published: Tue 17 Jul 2018, 10:30am

The mining sector is a key pillar of Tasmania’s economy, providing 55 per cent of our exports and supporting thousands of jobs in regional communities. On behalf of the Hodgman Liberal Government, I welcome today’s [Read more]

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Shorten must come clean on GST for Tasmania

Published: Tue 17 Jul 2018, 10:30am

Labor Leader Bill Shorten must use his fifth visit to Tasmania in just 12 days today to finally come clean on the GST. On the weekend, Mr Shorten was in Western Australia, where he committed [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

New breeding bonus scheme to boost Tasmanian racing

Published: Tue 17 Jul 2018, 10:30am

Tasmania’s thoroughbred owners and the broader racing industry will benefit from a new breeding bonus scheme which starts next month. The new TasBred Incentive Scheme will replace the current tasBonus Scheme and will officially start [Read more]

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Community information sessions on ‘Battery of the Nation’

Published: Tue 17 Jul 2018, 10:30am

The Hodgman Liberal Government’s  Tasmania First energy policy is committed to delivering the lowest electricity prices in the nation for Tasmanian households and businesses by 2022. Essential to this commitment is providing efficient, affordable and renewable [Read more]


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