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Tasmanian Liberals

Treasury Building Expressions of Interest

Published: Fri 15 Jun 2018, 12:25pm

Tasmania’s tourism industry is booming and the continuing rise in visitor numbers is a great demonstration of how our ongoing commitment to our heritage-based tourism industry is attracting people from all over the world. A [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Reforming state taxes to drive growth

Published: Fri 15 Jun 2018, 12:25pm

The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to ensuring Tasmania’s state tax system is competitive with tax levels which are low, fair and as efficient as possible. Our reforms are focused on creating more jobs, reducing [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Labor attempting to mislead Tasmanians

Published: Wed 13 Jun 2018, 7:45pm

Labor has been caught out again being completely dishonest with the public. To suggest the Government is being secretive with the Budget Estimates process is completely false. The committee timetables have been drafted in consultation [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Strong Budget Surplus

Published: Wed 13 Jun 2018, 7:45pm

The 2018-19 Budget I will hand down tomorrow will deliver on all our commitments to build Tasmania’s future and continue our track record of strong financial management. Over the last 4 years we have built [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Greens hypocritical dishonesty

Published: Wed 13 Jun 2018, 7:45pm

Not surprisingly, the Greens are dishonestly siding with an international clothing label to spread falsehoods about Tasmania’s forests. Patagonia’s film, which claims to be a documentary, is actually a work of fiction claiming 90 per [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Justices of the Peace Bill 2018 Tabled

Published: Wed 13 Jun 2018, 6:15pm

Today, I tabled the Justices of the Peace Bill 2018. The Bill aims to contemporise the framework for Tasmanian Justices of the Peace, who do excellent, invaluable work in our communities. The Bill addresses the current [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Landing the Qantas Pilot Academy for Northern Tasmania

Published: Wed 13 Jun 2018, 6:15pm

The Tasmanian Government has submitted a highly competitive bid to secure the Qantas Group Pilot Academy for our State. Our proposal includes submissions for Launceston and Devonport, and puts Tasmania in the strongest possible position [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Business confidence in Tasmania still the strongest in Australia

Published: Wed 13 Jun 2018, 6:15pm

For the third month in a row, the May NAB Monthly Business Survey released today confirms Tasmanian business confidence is the highest in Australia, well above the national average. Business confidence is key to supporting [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Tasmania signs up to new National Partnership

Published: Wed 13 Jun 2018, 6:15pm

I am pleased to announce that in a positive step forward for vocational education and the skills sector in Tasmania, the Hodgman Liberal Government has signed the National Partnership on the Skilling Australians Fund. The [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Congratulations Jane Howlett

Published: Wed 13 Jun 2018, 6:15pm

Congratulations to Liberal Member for Prosser, Jane Howlett, on delivering her inaugural speech today in the Legislative Council. Having grown up and worked in the local community for many years, Jane will be an outstanding [Read more]


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