Hampshire wins $190m mill

Australia’s largest plantation-based hardwood mill and the first ever hardwood cross-laminated production plant is set to be built on the North West Coast.

The Hermal Group has announced that an 80-hectare site at Hampshire will be the preferred location of its $190 million timber mill and production facility.

Aspiring leaders share projects

Graduates of the 2017 Tasmanian Leaders Program have presented their projects to a collection of Tasmanian Leaders’ Alumni, friends, family and community leaders. 

The Project Presentations event allows the most recent graduates an opportunity to share the outcomes of their community projects undertaken as part of their program experience.

Budget to boost jobs

Tasmanians can expect this month’s State Budget to boost expenditure – creating development, more jobs and a healthier economy.

Treasurer Peter Gutwein’s fifth budget will open further opportunities for business to expand and create employment, while reducing the cost of living to assist the many Tasmanian families battling ever-increasing expenses.

Staff up for challenge

Aurora Energy has once again joined forces with TasTAFE to deliver a suite of customised qualifications for its employees.

Sixteen Aurora Energy employees undertook the Formal Qualifications Program, achieving qualifications in Certificate III in Business, Diploma of Leadership and Management and Diploma of Learning and Management Strategic.

Importers welcome competition

While Tasmanian exporters are enjoying favourable conditions and services, it is a different matter for the state’s importers, writes Brett Charlton, Agility Logistics Tasmanian General Manager.