Senator the Hon Jonathon Duniam Media Releases

Joint media release with the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, The Hon Karen Andrews MP

Manufacturers in Tasmania with good ideas that are ready to be turned into world-beating realities can now apply for a slice of a new $30 million fund from the Morrison Government.

Tasmania’s tourism operators, hotels, caravan parks and restaurants are set for a rush of tourists as part of a new $1.2 billion support package from the Morrison Government.

Joint media release with Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, and Tasmanian Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Michael Ferguson.

Construction is underway on the $46 million Tasman Highway Hobart Airport Interchange upgrade, making the intersection safer, reducing traffic congestion, and allowing for future increases in traffic.

Joint media release with the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, The Hon Karen Andrews MP

The Morrison Government’s game-changing investment to super-charge manufacturing and grow jobs is now open to local businesses, with applications sought under the $1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative (MMI).

Assistant Minister for Industry Development Jonno Duniam has welcomed the first passengers arriving under the bring your car for free program on the Spirit of Tasmania today.

Joint media release with Deputy Prime Minister The Hon Michael McCormack MP and Tasmanian Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, The Hon Michael Ferguson MP.

The Huon Highway and Sandfly Road intersection upgrade is moving along, with the contract awarded to local Tasmanian company Hazell Bros Group – paving the way for work to start in coming weeks.

Joint media release with the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon Dan Tehan MP, and Tasmanian Minister for Environment and Parks, Roger Jaensch MP

Tasmania’s tourism industry will get a significant boost from a $7.2 million upgrade to facilities at the famous Wineglass Bay lookout funded by the Morrison Government, with a second lookout officially opened today.

Joint media release with the Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, the Hon Michael McCormack MP, and Mayor for Huon Valley Council, Cr Bec Enders

Tasmanian businesses and residents will benefit from new infrastructure upgrades that will mitigate flooding along the main street of Huonville. 

Assistant Minister for Industry Development Jonno Duniam said travellers set their alarms for midnight last night to ensure they did not miss out on free car trips on the Spirit of Tasmania.

Joint media release with Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley MP and Senator for Tasmania Eric Abetz

The Morrison Government is continuing to deliver on its investment in the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM), officially opening the first purpose-built Observing Operations Hub in Hobart, designed to monitor the extreme weather experienced across Tasmania and Antarctica.