Latest News from the Tasmanian Liberals
Will Hodgman, Premier
Our fine wine industry is on show at Wine Tasmania’s VIN Diemen event in Melbourne today.
VIN Diemen showcases our premium Tasmanian wines to the mainland market, where 90 per cent of our sales are.
VIN Diemen also builds Tasmania’s brand and our reputation for premium products.
The wine industry injects $100 million into our economy each year, as well as an additional $15 million in wine-related tourism and the Tasmanian Government strongly supports it.
Guy Barnett, Minister for Veterans' Affairs
Applications are now open for the Teddy Sheean Memorial Grants Program 2019-20 – Round 1.
The Hodgman majority Liberal Government recognises the valuable contribution of Tasmania’s service men and women and is committed to supporting veterans and ex-serving members in Tasmania.
Michael Ferguson, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport
Everyone has a right to a safe working environment and that extends to our road workers who are delivering the Hodgman majority Liberal Government’s record infrastructure spend across Tasmania.
In the past seven years, there have been two road workers killed on Tasmania’s roads, and seven road workers have been injured as a result of crashes at road work sites since 2005.
Michael Ferguson, Leader of Government Business in the House of Assembly
This week in Parliament the Hodgman Majority Liberal Government will remain focused on growing our economy, delivering our plans in health, education, housing and protecting Tasmania’s most vulnerable.
It also provides the opportunity for the Government to call Labor out on their lack of policies and direction, particularly their appalling refusal to support guaranteed gaol time for convicted pedophiles.
Peter Gutwein, Treasurer
Under the Hodgman majority Liberal Government, Tasmania has seen a dramatic turnaround in economic performance. For the first time in almost 15 years our economy is the strongest growing in the nation.
Today, there are more than 12,500 additional Tasmanians in work the when we came to office, including;
Michael Ferguson, Minister for State Growth
When it comes to supporting Tasmania’s agricultural industries, there is no stronger supporter than the Hodgman majority Liberal Government.
We have a target to grow the annual farm gate value of Tasmania’s agricultural sector to $10 billion by 2050, and to do this we understand the importance of opening up new export markets within Australia, but also internationally.
Guy Barnett, Minister for Primary Industries and Water
Tasmania’s world class brown trout fishery opens today for the 2019-20 season.
The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is a passionate supporter of our inland fisheries which attracts well over 20,000 recreational licensed anglers each year including more than 5,000 interstate and overseas anglers.