Construction sector needs 7000 more workers in Tasmania to meet growing public, private infrastructure demands

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated April 11 2021 - 7:47am, first published 7:35am
Premier Peter Gutwein and other Liberals in high-vis with local leaders in the construction industry. Picture: Adam Holmes

Tasmania will need to find up to 7000 more workers in the construction sector over the next five years to meet workforce demands with $16 billion in public and private projects and 30,000 homes to be built, industry leaders say.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010