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Tasmanian Liberals

GST relativities

Published: Fri 6 Apr 2018, 12:20pm

Today’s announcement regarding GST relativities comes as no surprise. Under the Hodgman Government’s long-term Plan, Tasmania’s economy is one of the fastest growing economies in the nation, every major economic indicator is pointing in the [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Creating more jobs in our regional areas

Published: Fri 6 Apr 2018, 12:20pm

The Tasmanian Government is strongly committed to maintaining the growth in our economy right across the State, and supporting more jobs in our regions. Under our 100 day Plan we will draft legislation to provide payroll [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Strong February retail figures continue the trend

Published: Fri 6 Apr 2018, 12:20pm

The Hodgman Liberal Government has been working hard to implement our long-term Plan for economic growth and job creation in Tasmania. Business confidence is up, retail and export statistics continue to go from strength-to-strength, and [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Extension of Payroll Tax Rebate Scheme to support more young Tasmanians into work

Published: Wed 4 Apr 2018, 4:30pm

The Tasmanian Government is strongly committed to supporting more young Tasmanians into work to build the workforce our growing economy needs. As part of our plan, we will extend our successful Payroll Tax Rebate Scheme [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

AMC to be key strategic partner in Naval Shipbuilding College

Published: Wed 4 Apr 2018, 4:30pm

I welcome today’s announcement that the University of Tasmania’s Australian Maritime College (AMC) will be a key strategic partner in the new Naval Shipbuilding College. Based in Launceston, the AMC has a national and international [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Building Tasmanian industries through US Trade Mission

Published: Wed 4 Apr 2018, 4:30pm

The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to growing our economy and creating more jobs for Tasmanians in areas such as Advanced Manufacturing and Defence Industries. This is why we’ve prioritised this area through a new [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

The Honourable Jocelyn Margaret Newman AO

Published: Wed 4 Apr 2018, 4:30pm

The Tasmanian Liberals extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Jocelyn Newman AO. Jocelyn Newman was a trailblazer for women in the Liberal Party and our nation’s Parliament. She was strong, smart and so [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Focus on winning more defence industry contracts

Published: Wed 4 Apr 2018, 4:30pm

Tasmanian businesses have an international reputation for manufacturing and innovation excellence with the sector providing 18,700 jobs state-wide. Tasmania’s aim of becoming a defence supply centre of excellence is a team effort which is why [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Tasmanian athletes to make history in 2018 Commonwealth Games

Published: Wed 4 Apr 2018, 4:30pm

I am very proud to support the largest Tasmanian contingent ever for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in their bid to represent their state and country on the Gold Coast. Of the 14 Tasmanian athletes selected [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Making savings over Easter

Published: Wed 4 Apr 2018, 4:30pm

The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to reducing the cost of living for Tasmanians. As a major consumable, the price of petrol can be a frustration for motorists, particularly through periods of high demand such [Read more]


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