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4 06, 2020

Social housing investment to underpin jobs in building and construction

By |2020-06-04T16:59:34+10:00Thursday, 4 June 2020|

The Tasmanian Government’s construction blitz will underpin $3.1 billion in construction value and support around 15,000 jobs, fuelling our building and construction sector and boosting the supply of social and affordable housing across the State. Our building and construction sector played a vital role in building our economy into one [...]

4 06, 2020

Major support for Tasmania’s iconic Female Factory site

By |2020-06-04T16:58:00+10:00Thursday, 4 June 2020|

The Tasmanian Government has today outlined details of our record two year construction blitz, to build our way out from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. We remain committed to helping our world-renowned heritage sites recover from the difficult times faced as a result of COVID-19. I am thrilled to [...]

4 06, 2020

Further funding boost for Botanical Gardens

By |2020-06-04T16:54:36+10:00Thursday, 4 June 2020|

The Tasmanian Government understands that best way to get our budget back on track and grow business confidence and create jobs is to grow the economy, and that is what we are doing. As part of our record $3.1 billion Infrastructure package announced today, the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens will [...]

4 06, 2020

Building a better Burnie Court

By |2020-06-04T16:52:58+10:00Thursday, 4 June 2020|

The Tasmanian Government is committed to ensuring that all Tasmanians have access to an effective and efficient justice system. We recognise that the Burnie Courts building is out-dated and not fit for purpose. As a result, our Government has committed $15 million to deliver a court complex that will service [...]

2 06, 2020

Dedicated COVID-19 testing for building and construction sites

By |2020-06-04T10:13:55+10:00Tuesday, 2 June 2020|

The Tasmanian Government is the strongest supporter of our building and construction sector and this is why we have allowed it to stay operating during this challenging time with appropriate measures in place. We remain committed to helping this essential sector address the significant impacts from COVID-19. We warmly welcome [...]

2 06, 2020

Ensuring safe work environments for Tasmanians

By |2020-06-04T10:10:26+10:00Tuesday, 2 June 2020|

The Tasmanian Government remains committed to making sure the health and safety of Tasmanian workers is protected, and a second wave of COVID-19 infections is prevented as the economy and community is re‑opened. The Government has determined that the most appropriate legal mechanism for setting the minimum standards for workplaces [...]

2 06, 2020

New kindergarten at Bowen Road Primary School

By |2020-06-04T10:07:39+10:00Tuesday, 2 June 2020|

Tasmanian business Maveric Builders Pty Ltd have been awarded a $1.4 million contract to build a new kindergarten for the Bowen Road Primary School. This comes as part of the Tasmanian Government’s commitment to rebuilding our economy and supporting jobs in the state by using Tasmanian companies to deliver vital [...]

1 06, 2020

Supporting Tasmanian film production

By |2020-06-04T10:27:56+10:00Monday, 1 June 2020|

The Tasmanian Government is a strong supporter of the State’s cultural and creative industries. We are proud to announce that, thanks to a $100,000 Tasmanian Government funding commitment through Screen Tasmania, a new television series entitled The Tailings is set to begin filming in our State, including the West Coast, [...]

1 06, 2020

Supporting learning and play at TMAG

By |2020-06-04T10:21:18+10:00Monday, 1 June 2020|

The Tasmanian Government is committed to supporting the State’s important cultural and creative sector. I am pleased to announce that thanks to a $1 million funding commitment from our Government, the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery will open an exciting new exhibition in 2021. The new long-term interactive Children’s Exhibition [...]

30 05, 2020

Tasmanians builder shines on the national stage

By |2020-06-04T10:32:46+10:00Saturday, 30 May 2020|

Tasmanian building company Ronald Young & Co has won national recognition at the 2020 Australian Housing Awards held on Friday night. They were awarded the 2020 HIA Australian Professional Medium Builder / Renovator while Tasmanian apprentice Jake Blokker won the 2020 HIA Jim Brookes Australian Apprentice award. I congratulate Ronald [...]

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