Building and construction apprenticeships increase

Building and construction apprenticeships increase

Building and construction industry apprenticeships – the highest priority entry point to the industry – have increased, the Tasmanian Building and Construction Industry Training Board (TBCITB) says.

And TBCITB chairperson Tracy Matthews said with the levels of demand and activity generally improving, more apprenticeships should become available in the near-term.

Support for Petuna Macquarie Harbour plan

Support for Petuna Macquarie Harbour plan

Australia’s leading salmon farming and seafood company, Tassal, has welcomed the latest plan put forward by Petuna Aquaculture to protect the future sustainability of Macquarie Harbour by preventing the overstocking of individual leases.

Bus incident statement

After an incident involving a GrayLine Tasmania bus in Harrington Street on Tuesday morning, Managing Director Bob Chung Gon said a mechanical fault was not the cause.

A preliminary investigation by Transport Inspectors found that while there was damage to the bus consistent with a collision with a building, the vehicle was in a compliant road worthy condition.

“The project announcement is a good outcome for motorists and the whole community.”

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Proactive fuel pricing initiatives will benefit Tasmanian motorists

The RACT has welcomed the Tasmanian Government’s steps to help consumers get timely and transparent petrol price information, describing the initiatives as a win for the Tasmanian motoring public.

In welcoming the $60,000 one off grant from the Tasmanian Government to work with GasBuddy on its fuel pricing for Tasmania, RACT CEO Harvey Lennon said fuel prices continued to be an issue of great concern for the organisation and its members.

Investment in Tasmania

Australia’s leading salmon farming and seafood company, Tassal, has successfully completed a fully underwritten $80 million institutional share placement to raise capital to expand its operations and invest in new technology in Tasmania.

The placement was heavily oversubscribed and has introduced several new high quality global and domestic institutional investors to Tassal’s share register. In addition, there was strong support from existing shareholders.