Calls to decentralise federal and state government jobs in Tasmania
Western Tiers MLC Greg Hall said Tasmania was a decentralised state and so it was logical to have jobs in different regions to accommodate this. “Any government should make serious attempts to decentralise or to move some of the public sector employees ...
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Westcoast Wind strikes power purchase deal for Granville Harbour
The project is expected to create about 200 jobs during its construction, and eight permanent jobs. The Tasmanian Government announced an in-principle deal to buy the wind energy. Energy Minister Matthew Groom said the deal was with the state-owned ...
Westcoast Wind agrees deal for 112-MW wind park in Tasmania
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Census 2016: ACT population on track to pass Tasmania
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Data prepared by the ACT government suggests the territory will overtake Tasmania's population sometime between 2029 and 2035, with Canberra's current 11.2 per cent growth rate suggesting there will be more than 200,000 new residents within 20 years ...
Homebuyers return to Tasmania for lifestyle, affordability
Jobs are being created in the state's thriving hospitality industry and new tower projects mean more work in construction. “Tasmania is now getting net migration from the mainland after a period of out-migration,” says Saul Eslake, independent ...
Eleven local jobs to go as Telstra prepares to purge 1400 positions
THE jobs of Tasmanian Telstra employees are among 1400 job cuts planned by the telecommunications giant in a $1 billion, five-year cost-cutting exercise. Telstra media manager Victoria/Tasmania James Kelly said it was expected that 11 jobs would go in ...
Fair Go campaign results show reform is needed to help regions keep up with the cities
The findings from our Fair Go for Tasmania campaign surprised even us. ... There were some wins — funding for education; a shift of jobs from Canberra to regional Australia by moving government departments out of cities; and a reinvestment in health.
Defeat for Tasmanian Government's plan to unlock forests for logging
Leader of government business Leonie Hiscutt made a last-minute pitch to MLCs to pass the Forestry (Unlocking Production Forests) Bill 2017. "This is a critical bill for the future of the forestry industry and for jobs in Tasmania," Ms Hiscutt said ...
Tasmania forest logging voted down — for now
Australian Sustainable Hardwoods timber mill to move from Victoria to Tasmania
Heyfield Mill workers during a protest march in March about the mill closure and loss of jobs. Picture: JASON EDWARDS. But the Government says the job losses were “unnecessary and avoidable”. “The Andrews Labor government has provided a fair and ...
CFMEU says Heyfield closure 'premature'
Heyfield timber mill: ASH brings closure forward
Tasmanian maritime industry favoured by OPV tenderer
South Australian and West Australian SMEs have been identified as the front runners for the naval supply chain on the future shipbuilding projects, but one Offshore Patrol Vessel tenderer has given Tasmania's maritime industry the tick of approval.
Wind farm in central highlands to push Tasmania towards energy self-sufficiency
In three years, more than 60,000 homes will reap the benefits of a $300 million wind farm being developed in Tasmania's central highlands. The State Government, through Aurora Energy and international company Goldwind, have reached an in-principle ...