Residential building work in Tasmania has increased by a staggering 18.6 per cent according to the latest ABS Construction Work Done statistics released today.
The March quarter statistics show the Tasmanian result is significantly higher than the national increase of 1.7 per cent.
While the initial figures come ahead of the more comprehensive building activity data due for release in July 2018, the trend shows we are getting on with the job of building more houses for Tasmanians.
The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to supporting our building and construction industry, and these latest statistics are a testament to our plan.
We are working hard to deliver our commitments for Tasmanians which include:
The full report can be found here http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/8755.0