Latest News from the Tasmanian Liberals
Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Education and Training
Consultation has now commenced on a new $20 million primary school to service the Legana community.
The new state-of-the-art learning facilities will cater for 350 students from Kindergarten to Year 6, and provide greater opportunities for future generations of learners in Legana.
In conjunction with the West Tamar Council, the Tasmanian majority Liberal Government will work hand in hand with the community to create a connected centre of educational excellence.
Elise Archer, Attorney-General
The Tasmanian majority Liberal Government is committed to ensuring the State’s prison system is well staffed.
Advertising is shortly about to commence to attract the next round of recruits.
This latest recruitment drive is in addition to the 40 trainees recruited in January this year, who are currently involved in an intensive 10-week training course.
Michael Ferguson, Minister for Finance
The Tasmanian majority Liberal Government is calling on Labor and David O’Byrne to stop complaining and step forward with an alternative, budgeted long term plan.
Following a two week festival of whingeing, where David O’Byrne has been out talking down the economy, damaging businesses and trashing our investment in health, it is high time he voiced his own policies and some sort of alternative plan.
18 February 2020
Peter Gutwein, Premier; Guy Barnett, Minister for Resources
Today we have received confirmation that Cameron Goss has been recovered from Henty Gold Mine. Following what has been a complex operation, our thoughts and prayers are with Mr Goss’ family, loved ones and the broader west coast community.
The Tasmanian Government commends all those involved in the recovery efforts, including workers at the Henty Gold Mine, the mine’s owners - Diversified Minerals, and Tasmanian emergency services personnel.
Sarah Courtney, Minister for Health
The Tasmanian majority Liberal Government is committed to building a better health system, with new investment to meet increasing demand, and the right leadership structures in place to deliver the support our hospitals need.
Guy Barnett, Minister for Primary Industries and Water
The Tasmanian majority Liberal Government is working to grow the value of Tasmanian agriculture to $10 billion by 2050, and extending the state’s irrigation capacity is key to achieving this.
Today I joined Tasmanian Irrigation at Pooley Wines, in the Coal River Valley, to outline the South East Interim Solution and the next steps in the South East Integration Project.
Peter Gutwein, Premier
The Tasmanian majority Liberal Government is continuing to work strategically to drive greater investment into job creating infrastructure and boost our tourism economy.
Part of our plan to keep up with growing visitor demand is the Parliament Square project, providing $150 million worth of activity for the construction industry.