With much excitement flowing from the unveiling of the new SeaRoad Mersey II last month, Tasmanian General Manager of Agility Logistics, Brett Charlton shares his thoughts on what the new ship will mean for Tasmanian exporters.
The $5 billion energy plan that would double Tasmania’s energy capacity and make the state the renewable Battery of the Nation, is gaining momentum.
The career of internationally-renowned human rights lawyer and humanitarian Dr Alice Edwards was recognised with the presentation of the University of Tasmania Foundation Graduate Award.
Demand for food assistance in Tasmania has grown rapidly in recent years with Food Bank stretching its resources to the limit to provide relief for those in need. The shear number of people in need of food assistance has meant Food Bank’s partner organisations are digging deep to help.
Tasmania has had the fastest jobs growth in the country over the past 12 months, with a four per cent increase in the number of people employed. But more needs to be done to improve full-time employment rates, say government opponents.
Inclusive and diverse workforce can positively impact and influence business to grow, remain competitive and relevant. That was the key message from the Rio Tinto Women in Resources National Awards and Forum held in Launceston on August 31.
A new $20 million transport hub for Toll Group has been approved by Launceston City Council. Despite objections from numerous nearby residents, the council gave permission for the transport business to expand its operation on the Dowling St site which is zoned light industrial and has existing use rights.
If by 2022 our energy supply is 100% renewable, it would be an outcome we could be very proud of as a state, writes Tasmanian Shadow Treasurer, Scott Bacon.