Latest News from the Tasmanian Liberals
Elise Archer, Minister for Building and Construction
The Tasmanian Government’s priority is jobs and with the fastest growing economy in Australia, the State’s building and construction sector continues to go from strength to strength.
Elise Archer, Minister for Racing
The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is committed to growing Tasmania’s racing industry.
Today, I am delighted to announce the successful applicants of the first round of the Tasmanian Community Racing Club Infrastructure Grants.
Nine grants totalling $143,000 will be provided to community racing clubs across the State to help fund infrastructure improvements.
Joan Rylah, Liberal Member for Braddon
Reckless protest stunts by the Bob Brown Foundation are blatantly disrupting work in our production forests and endangering workers.
The forestry operations undertaken by Sustainable Timber Tasmania is on land classified as a Permanent Timber Production Zone.
Guy Barnett, Minister for Energy
The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is committed to keeping downward pressure on the cost of living for Tasmanians.
We have a target to provide the lowest regulated power prices in the nation by 2022 and developing empowering products like aurora+, which was launched today, will help us achieve that goal.
The aurora+ product, which utilises advanced meters, will give customers new digital tools to manage their energy use better, and in turn help push down their power bills.
Will Hodgman, Premier
Aboriginal cultural burning practices, undertaken for tens of thousands of years, have helped shape the Tasmanian landscape we know today.
In recognising this rich cultural and environmental understanding, the Tasmanian Government will be committing three new specialist Aboriginal positions within the Parks and Wildlife Service to further strengthen our understanding of and practice in land management and cultural burning methods, and the impact of fire on Aboriginal heritage.
Roger Jaensch, Liberal Member for Braddon
Launceston’s Mona Foma festival is again set to capture the imagination of locals and visitors.
It was a pleasure to join Brian Ritchie and the Mona Foma team today to highlight some of the exciting acts on show at this year’s festival.
After a hugely successful Mona Foma festival in 2019, Launceston is again ready to be thrust onto the world stage, with the festival set to light up the whole city with events, performances and art installations.
Will Hodgman, Premier;
David Littleproud, Federal Minister for Water Resources, Drought, Rural Finance, Natural Disaster and Emergency Management,
Disaster assistance has been made available to Central Highlands and Southern Midlands councils to help pay for the costs of fighting the Pelham Bushfire, the clean-up and road repairs.
Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements.