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Which Approach to Non-Complying Products is Best?
Buildings
Wednesday March 14 2018

Which Approach to Non-Complying Products is Best?

Since the Grenfell tragedy in London and the Lacrosse apartment debacle in Melbourne, politicians of all stripes have been under pressure to act on combustible cladding...

The Sleepwalking States: Why is Security of Payment Going Ignored?
Business
Tuesday September 5 2017

The Sleepwalking States: Why is Security of Payment Going Ignored?

What is happening in Tasmania, South Australia, and the ACT?

Tasmania Skills Shortage to Slow Water Infrastructure
Civil
Thursday July 20 2017

Tasmania Skills Shortage to Slow Water Infrastructure

Tasmania's government says it can fix the state's ailing water infrastructure in five years but concedes it needs help from mainland workers to get there.

Tasmania Opens Tender Call for Highway Upgrade
Civil
Tuesday June 13 2017

Tasmania Opens Tender Call for Highway Upgrade

The federal and Tasmanian governments are calling for tenders for the Midland Highway upgrade to make safe a stretch of road that's seen multiple head-on collisions.

Tasmania: Boxing Above its Weight on Jobs!
Business
Tuesday March 21 2017

Tasmania: Boxing Above its Weight on Jobs!

With the Australian unemployment rate taking economists by surprise and recording an unexpected drop in January from 5.8 to 5.7 per cent seasonally adjusted, something equally...

Tasmanian Government Rules out Asset Sale to Fund Infrastructure
Business
Friday December 16 2016

Tasmanian Government Rules out Asset Sale to Fund Infrastructure

The Tasmanian government has ruled out the sale of assets to help clear a crippling unfunded superannuation debt.

Coroner Calls for Changes to Hobart’s Tasman Bridge
Infrastructure
Tuesday November 29 2016

Coroner Calls for Changes to Hobart’s Tasman Bridge

The Tasmanian government needs to spend between $8 million and $76 million to make Hobart's Tasman Bridge suicide-proof, a coroner says.

Tasmania Introduces Building Dispute Mediation
Business
Thursday September 29 2016

Tasmania Introduces Building Dispute Mediation

Builders and consumers in Tasmania will be encouraged to resolve disputes through mediation under changes to domestic building contracts in that state.

Water Services Price Hike in Tasmania
Environment
Friday August 26 2016

Water Services Price Hike in Tasmania

Tasmanians face a price rise of 27 per cent over the next six years under a plan to improve water quality through upgraded plants.

Commercial
Sep 7 2018
Workers Walk at Hobart Hospital Over Pay

More than one hundred plasterers have indefinitely walked off the job at Hobart's major hospital over a pay dispute but the end date for the redevelopment...

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Commercial
Jan 23 2018
Tasmania Govt Announces $340m Prison Investment

The Tasmanian government will spend $340 million to build new prison facilities in the state's north and south if re-elected, the premier has promised.

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Business
15 Jan, 2015
Tasmania Property Confidence Booming

Tasmania has joined New South Wales and Queensland as a leading growth state within the property and construction sector as expectations of a strong year continue...

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