The Tasmanian Liberal Government welcomes the further measures taken by the Morrison Government to help offset the impacts of coronavirus.
Agriculture is enormously important to Tasmanian businesses and mainland food security, with three quarters of what we produce exported across Bass Strait.
Guy Barnett, Minister for Primary Industries and Water
Following the most recent meeting of the National Cabinet, the Tasmanian Government, along with all other jurisdictions, has agreed to take further steps to ensure the health and wellbeing of our community.
While the decision to postpone Agfest 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic is disappointing for the entire community, the primary consideration must be the health and safety of all Tasmanians.