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Department of State Growth

Archived news

Measures to assist residential renters

25 Mar 2020

Information on measures to assist renters during COVID-19 pandemic

Further venue closures

25 Mar 2020

As of midnight Wednesday 25 March 2020, the following business and facilities must either close or adhere to new restrictions

Private airstrips closed to interstate aircrafts

25 Mar 2020

To keep Tasmanians safe against the spread of COVID-19, aeroplanes and aircrafts that commence their flight outside of Tasmania are prohibited from landing on private airstrips in the state.

Public transport continuing

24 Mar 2020

Public transport is very important to the functioning of our community and economy and is not affected by the advice against holding large gatherings.

Ensuring essential supplies for Tasmanians

24 Mar 2020

There is no need to panic about getting your daily essentials.

Supporting businesses in Tasmania

24 Mar 2020

The Tasmanian Government continues to progress the package of support to help Tasmanian businesses.

Using buses during COVID-19

24 Mar 2020

Practical measures on public transport to ensure that people who need to travel and bus drivers are kept as safe as possible.

NW bus changes deferred

24 Mar 2020

In light of COVID-19, and in order to minimise disruption to communities, the decision has been made to delay implementation of the north west bus network changes which were scheduled to commence on 19 April 2020.

Driver assessments suspended

24 Mar 2020

Due to the unfolding COVID-19 situation, and with due consideration of the wellbeing of both our staff and clients, all government-delivered driver assessments have been suspended.

Maintaining essential energy supply

23 Mar 2020

Tasmania’s energy supply remains secure in light of COVID-19 and its potential impacts on industry and our community.

COAG energy update

23 Mar 2020

Energy ministers from across Australia discussed the challenges facing the energy system as a result of COVID-19.

Further economic stimulus measures welcomed

23 Mar 2020

The Tasmanian Government welcomes the release of the second stage of the Federal Government’s economic plan.

WCWR operations suspended

20 Mar 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 situation unfolding around the world, and based on the latest advice, the West Coast Wilderness Railway has suspend operations from Friday 20 March 2020 for an initial period of 30 days.

Antarctic meetings cancelled

20 Mar 2020

The international meetings of the Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research (SCAR) and the Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP), which were to be held in Tasmania in August 2020, have been cancelled by the organisers.

Coronavirus scams

20 Mar 2020

There have been reports of people attempting to exploit the coronavirus pandemic.

Border restrictions to protect Tasmanians

19 Mar 2020

The Tasmanian Government has declared a State of Emergency.

Government stimulus package

18 Mar 2020

The Tasmanian Government has announced a $420 million economic stimulus package.

COVID-19 – Hand washing procedure

13 Mar 2020

Learn more about the proper procedure for washing your hands to help prevent protect yourself and others.

COVID-19 – NEW self assessment tool as at 18 March 2020

13 Mar 2020

Learn more about assessing your risk of coronavirus with this self-assessment tool.

COVID-19 – Protecting yourself

13 Mar 2020

Following this advice and practising hygienic respiratory etiquette can help slow the spread of COVID-19.

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