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30 05, 2020

Botanical Gardens upgrade supporting local jobs

By |2020-06-04T10:31:21+10:00Saturday, 30 May 2020|

The Tasmanian Government is proud to see local jobs being supported as a result of the assistance we have provided due to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The renowned Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens received $302,000 as part of our Government’s Public Building Maintenance Fund to undertake much needed [...]

28 05, 2020

Lazy Labor playing politics again

By |2020-05-28T17:38:51+10:00Thursday, 28 May 2020|

The Tasmanian Government is continually working on ways to support individuals and industries doing it tough as a result of COVID-19. The State’s cultural and creative sector has been high on our priority list in terms of support and this was reflected in the very early action we took with [...]

28 05, 2020

Iconic Tasmanian heritage sites readying for re-opening

By |2020-05-28T10:22:24+10:00Thursday, 28 May 2020|

The Tasmanian Government understands the importance of the State’s heritage listed sites and we have been working hard to support them through the challenges posed by COVID-19. I am delighted to announce that after 105 days of closure, the Port Arthur Historic Site and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site will [...]

27 05, 2020

Supporting jobs in Tasmania’s cultural and creative industries

By |2020-05-28T10:07:39+10:00Wednesday, 27 May 2020|

The Tasmanian Government understands the importance of the State’s cultural and creative industries and is committed to assisting the sector through the difficult times faced as a result of COVID-19. As part of our Cultural and Creative Industries Stimulus Package, we are now delivering the new funding of $1.5 million [...]

27 05, 2020

Supporting Tasmanian tenants and landlords through COVID-19

By |2020-05-28T10:01:15+10:00Wednesday, 27 May 2020|

The Tasmanian Government remains committed to assisting Tasmanians affected by COVID-19 and we have taken considerable, significant measures to do this. For tenants, this has included preventing evictions due to rent in arrears and preventing rent increases. In addition, last week I announced the establishment of the COVID-19 Rent Relief [...]

26 05, 2020

Putting downward pressure on Tasmanian fuel prices

By |2020-05-28T10:34:48+10:00Tuesday, 26 May 2020|

The Tasmanian Government remains committed to assisting Tasmanians through the challenges posed due to COVID-19. The challenges of this pandemic and the recovery from its impacts highlight the importance of keeping the costs of living low, including the cost of fuel. While fuel prices on the mainland reduced quickly in [...]

26 05, 2020

Lazy Labor taking credit where it isn’t due

By |2020-05-28T10:27:11+10:00Tuesday, 26 May 2020|

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is getting on with the job of helping Tasmanians to rebuild and recover from COVID-19. Now is not the time for Labor’s continual petty politics but they seem to be relishing in the opportunity to take counter-productive pot shots. For several months, we have been closely [...]

23 05, 2020

Taste of Tasmania vital to tourism and the state’s economy

By |2020-05-28T10:42:31+10:00Saturday, 23 May 2020|

The Taste of Tasmania is an iconic event and the Government encourages the Hobart City Council to consult more widely with stakeholders and the industry to help find a way to still hold the event. We understand that there are currently challenges with COVID-19 and social distancing but many events [...]

20 05, 2020

Keeping inmates and families connected

By |2020-05-28T10:47:22+10:00Wednesday, 20 May 2020|

The Tasmanian Government is committed to keeping Tasmanians connected through the challenges faced by COVID-19. More than 170 inmates at the Risdon Prison facility have now been able to connect with family and friends through virtual visits since the Tasmania Prison Service (TPS) introduced the technology solution as part of [...]

20 05, 2020

Commission of Inquiry premature

By |2020-05-20T10:17:05+10:00Wednesday, 20 May 2020|

Labor’s call for a Commission of Inquiry* into the North West is highly political given we have already committed to an Independent Inquiry. Tasmania is not the only state, or jurisdiction globally, to have endured an outbreak during the challenge of coronavirus. As Labor well knows, the Government has already [...]

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