Tasmanian Tourism Industry Council: A Premier for Tourism
- $4 million a year extra into tourism marketing to secure record air capacity to Tasmania and boost regional marketing.
- For the next premier to take the tourism portfolio giving the industry a much needed whole of government focus.
- Removing the shackles off Spirit of Tasmania with a clear government plan to boost both its freight and passenger business.
- A new statewide events strategy with a particular focus on developing iconic events in the North and North-West.
- Cutting the red and green tape restricting private investment in our nature reserve areas, including National Parks.
TCCI: Pushing for the "Big 4 you can't ignore"
- Make it cheaper and easier to do business in Tasmania.
- Encourage investment and strengthen incentives for entrepreneurship.
- Make it easier to employ people to create job and tackle rising unemployment.
- Build better infrastructure to improve road, rail and sea transport for Tasmanian business.
TasCOSS: Education and Employment
- Appoint a Minister for Employment and Participation
- Separate crisis accommodation for homeless 13 to 16 year-olds.
- A state policy on affordable housing.
- Concession for low- income tenants for water usage.
- Ensure no Tasmanian is disconnected from power due to inability to pay.
- Promoting Tasmanian interests to the federal government, including the NDIS, full Gonski funding and increased Newstart.
Tas ICT - The National Broadband Network
- Get the NBN back on track.
- Cost-effective data transmission (the cost of transmitting data over Bass Strait is between 200 and 300 per cent more expensive than transmitting data between Sydney and Melbourne).
- A more competitive taxation regime - the biggest employment project in Tasmania's recent history was 750 new jobs at Vodafone, delivered because payroll tax relief was provided.
The Launceston City Council
- $5.65 million for flood remediation work at Kings Meadows.
- $2.75 million for a new playground and connector bridge at North Bank.
- Increased funding of $4 million for the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery.
RACT - Better return for motorists
- Create a dedicated highway patrol unit of Tasmania Police, or a firm commitment to increase high visibility policing.
- Renew the $90 million Community Roads program for another four years, but increase the funding threshold to $120 million.
- For all parties to outline any planned increases to taxes or fees affecting motorists.
- Review the speed limit on probationary licences, with a view to increasing it to 90km/ h.
- Commitment from all parties to campaign against the removal of or a reduction to the Bass Strait Passenger Vehicle Equalisation Scheme.