Today's report on Tasmania's economy by Westpac shows that employment is on the rise, our population is growing and our housing sector remains strong.
The Liberal Government's number one priority is jobs and this report shows that under the Liberals, Tasmania is finally heading in the right direction.
Since the election over 6,000 jobs have been created, business confidence is through the roof, retail sales are at their highest ever levels and the building and construction sector is heading into a boom that is seeing housing and major construction projects being built right around the State.
Our long-term Plan will see more jobs created through building business confidence, fixing the planning system, making sure Tasmania is open for business with our innovative EOI process for developments in our national parks and World Heritage Areas and grabbing opportunities in China with both hands.
The report notes that:
The report can be accessed here: https://wibiq.westpac.com.au/wibiqauthoring/_uploads/file/Australia/2014/December/WestpacCoasttoCoastDecember2014.pdf