Thousands of new jobs in Tas uni move
Moving the University of Tasmania's Launceston campus into the heart of the city will create more than 2700 jobs, the state's treasurer says. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was in Tasmania on Thursday to sign the $280 million "City Deal" moving the ...
Turnbull says Tasmania wind, hydro can become “energy battery” for Australia
Building sector job levels in Tasmania highest ever, bucking latest Deloitte report
Employment in the Tasmanian construction sector are at their highest ever levels, the peak body says, despite an economic report warning it is trending down. The quarterly Deloitte Access report has painted a glowing picture of Tasmania when it comes ...
State cash to boost Mt Lyell hopes
“Supporting mining in Tasmania and delivering jobs in the North-West and West Coast of Tasmania is extremely important to the Liberal government and today's announcement is in addition to the $25 million financial assistance package announced in late ...
'Mt Lyell might be back'
Mount Lyell copper mine restart moves closer after $9 million cash injection
CommSec quarterly December 2016 report shows Tasmania retains fourth place
Likewise, construction work saw Tasmania drop to fifth in the rankings, “broadly” in line with the decade average. Treasurer Peter Gutwein said the report showed Tasmania's job creation performance was “very strong”. “Since the election, 5,200 jobs ...
State enters a job-less boom
NSW powers ahead of state economies
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White's first major speech
Speaking at the Salamanca Inn in Hobart on Friday morning, Ms White said there were two “major problems” keeping Tasmania from fulfilling its potential: jobs and education. Ms White said if she was to win government, she would cooperate with businesses ...
Hobart outguns West on wages
These figures only cover working people and income from employment, suggesting that while areas like Burnie, Launceston and George Town (11th, $47,432) might have relatively high unemployment rates, their residents who do have jobs are more likely to ...
Train more locals to protect Tasmania in wake of 457 visa ban, say tourism and hospitality chiefs
“We will no longer allow 457 visas to be passports to jobs that could and should go to Australians,” Mr Turnbull said. Premier Will Hodgman said he would talk about the 457 visa decision with Mr Turnbull when the PM was in Tasmania tomorrow.
Citizenship test changes uphold Australian values
Good jobs signs, but future far from certain
Tasmania's jobs scene looks to have turned the corner, with the red light turning to green. We still have 1700 less jobs than we did at the dawn of the Global Financial Crisis, but good signs have emerged and solidified in recent months.
'We stand to lose our competitive edge'
TASMANIA'S science community has hit back at alternative facts and job cuts, pleading with politicians to fund their research and ditch short-term populism. Hundreds have rallied in Hobart, demanding cuts of more than $200 million be reversed and ...
Bustech takes bite out of Apple Isle with $45 million transport contract
The Tasmanian project will create 40 new full time jobs in Tasmania and additional jobs elsewhere. Bustech has emerged as a bright spot in Australia's rapidly shrinking vehicle manufacturing sector. Hundreds of car workers are set to lose their jobs ...