Latest News from the Tasmanian Liberals
Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Education and Training
The latest release of Education data shows that Tasmanian schools have more teachers, more specialist staff, more funding and more enrolments.
These statistics demonstrate the record level of investment the Hodgman Liberal Government is making in education – highlighted by our $7.1 billion investment in the State Budget.
Since we have been in Government, we have regularly released key education data as part of our commitment to transparency and openness.
Will Hodgman, Premier & Minister for Parks
The 2019-20 State Budget invests in protecting and showcasing our spectacular National Parks and reserves.
Public consultation is now underway on the Tasmanian Liberal Government’s $3 million upgrade of huts along the Overland Track, commencing at the Waterfall Valley node.
Peter Gutwein, Minister for State Growth
The Macquarie Point development opportunity has reached an important milestone with the passing of Planning Scheme amendments by the Hobart City Council.
I welcome Council’s support in this critical step forward for Mac Point and future developments on the site.
The Government and Macquarie Point Development Corporation are getting on with making Mac Point’s future come to life. The Government has now transferred Crown land to the Corporation, another major milestone and step towards an exciting future for Mac Point.
Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health
Tasmania’s first ever integrated medical and search and rescue helicopter service has resulted in far quicker response times, ultimately saving lives.
Ambulance Tasmania is delivering high-acuity care quicker than ever before – effectively bringing an emergency department to the scene. I met with aeromedical doctors recently who advised me lives have already been saved in Tasmania as a result.
Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Infrastructure
The Hodgman Liberal Government understands reliable travel time is a major concern for commuters in Hobart.
This is why we have a strong plan to deliver a range of initiatives to help you get where you need to be on time.
Responding quickly and effectively to traffic incidents plays a key role in improving travel time.
Guy Barnett, Minister for Primary Industries and Water
The Hodgman Liberal Government is supporting rural and regional Tasmania by delivering irrigation infrastructure, creating jobs and expanding farm production to meet the growing demand for Tasmania’s premium produce.
Will Hodgman, Premier
A high-powered team of business and football leaders has been appointed to build the case for Tasmanian AFL and AFLW sides.
The Project Team will be Chaired by founding Virgin Australia CEO and tourism industry entrepreneur Brett Godfrey.