Tasmania from space

Local government reform moves ahead in Tasmania

TASMANIAN Planning and Local Government Minister Peter Gutwein last week reaffirmed the State Government's commitment to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of local government to reduce costs to ratepayers through reforms including amalgamations and resource sharing.

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Esk Main Road Junction

$500m Midland Highway 10 Year Action Plan unveiled

THE Australian and Tasmanian governments last week said they are delivering a safer and more efficient north-south passenger and freight corridor for Tasmania following the unveiling of the jointly funded $500 million Midland Highway 10-Year Action Plan.

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Hobart, Tasmania

Interim planning scheme for Hobart declared

TASMANIAN Planning and Local Government Minister Peter Gutwein last week declared the new Hobart Interim Planning Scheme 2015, which comes into effect on 20 May 2015.

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Tasmania from Space

Tasmanian Government releases Population Discussion Paper

TASMANIAN State Growth Minister Matthew Groom last week said the State Government is committed to increasing the state's population to 650,000 people by 2050 to drive economic growth, create jobs and improve the standard of living for all Tasmanians.

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'Light trails', Tasman Bridge, Hobart

CEO of Infrastructure Tasmania appointed

THE Tasmanian Government last week said it is getting on with its plan to make the state attractive for investment and to create jobs, following the appointment of a Chief Executive Officer for the newly created Infrastructure Tasmania (ITas).

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