Report

The choices we make: the economic future of Tasmania

This report analyses the economic effects of COVID-19 on Tasmania, and suggests how Tasmania can rebuild its way out of the COVID-19 crisis. It also makes some key recommendations to help Tasmania avoid the mistakes made at the federal level.
Report

Prisoner Mental Health Care Taskforce: final report

This report represents the culmination of six months’ work by the Prisoner Mental Health Care Taskforce. It outlines the Taskforce’s observations and findings on the delivery of mental health care to prisoners and detainees in Tasmania.
Discussion paper

Towards a sustainable marine management regime: an update on Tasmanian progress

Tasmania’s coastal waters have high biodiversity and endemism, but are in a state of decline and increasing pressure from climate change, fishing and aquaculture operations, agricultural run-off, urban development and population growth. This paper argues that an integrated approach to managing Tasmania’s coastal waters is...
Report

Reforming Tasmania’s state tax system: some options

This report explores tax reform possibilities for Tasmania, as it emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic and recession.

Unprecedented new social and economic support package released

The Social and Economic Support Package we have announced today is unprecedented in the history our state in both size, and breadth.Initiative: Social and Economic Support PackagesInitiative: Freeze payment of the Community Fire levy next financial yearInitiative: Increase pool of available houses under Private Rental...
Media release

Two year blitz to generate $3.1 billion in construction value

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is set to reboot the economy with a record construction blitz over two years, underpinning around 15,000 jobs. Initiative: Extending the successful $20,000 First Home Owners Grant initiative to all Owner Occupier build applications Initiative: Improving the HomeShare program to revise...

Support for temporary visa holders

The Tasmanian Government's number one priority is to keep Tasmanians safe from coronavirus and we will also not turn our back on temporary visa holders in our State.Initiative: Support for Temporary Visa Holders

Rent increase freeze in place for residential tenants during COVID-19 crisis

The Tasmanian Government is committed to keeping Tasmanians safe and secure through the challenges faced by the COVID-19 pandemic.Initiative: Notice imposing a clear ban on residential rent increases during the COVID-19 crisis

Ministerial statement COVID-19 response measures

Work the Government is undertaking to both contain and respond to the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic - COVID-19 - on the Tasmanian community.Initiative: One-off emergency relief payments of $250 for individuals and up to $1000 for families - available to casual workers and...

Energy consumers protected

We are already acting to support energy consumers with our $985 million stimulus package that caps energy prices for 12 months and will waive the first quarterly bill after April 1 2020 for small business customers and community service organisations.Initiative: No disconnections