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Now, more than ever, it is vital that we secure Tasmania’s future. That we secure better and more modern services for the Tasmanian community. The 2021-22 Tasmanian Budget includes an ambitious $5.7 billion infrastructure investment to connect communities, support jobs, deliver goods and services to market, and through sporting, cultural and recreational infrastructure, supports the Tasmanian way of life.


  • $149.2M over four years to the $200.8M Greater Hobart Traffic Solution (includes Australian Government funding), due for completion in 2027
  • $118M over four years to the 10 year $565M Midland Highway Action Plan (includes Australian Government funding), due for completion in 2026
  • $187M over four years to South-East Traffic Solution, due for completion in 2026; which will deliver a four-lane Tasman Highway all the way from Hobart to Sorell
  • $86M in infrastructure stimulus funding (includes Australian Government contribution) to support important road and bridge projects including the East Derwent Highway, Railton Main Road, electronic school zone signs, the Tasman Highway, Apsley River Bridge and heavy vehicle rest areas (including Australian Government funding)
  • $66.4M over four years to the $75M Launceston and Tamar Valley Traffic Vision, due for completion in 2025
  • $18.6M towards the $60M Algona Interchange and duplicate the Kingston Bypass from Algona Road to the Huon Highway (including Australian Government funding)
  • $55.1M towards the duplication of South Arm Road from Pass Road to south of Rokeby
  • $2M towards the $50M upgrades to the Arthur Highway
  • $45.6M for the Urban Congestion Fund*
  • $36.4M for State Road upgrades – in the North West and West Coast Region*
  • $27.8M for State Road upgrades – in the Southern Region*
  • $27.4M for State Road upgrades – in the Northern Region*
  • $20.5M for the roads package to support Tasmania’s Visitor Economy
  • $10M for all-weather, all-access bus shelter upgrades statewide
  • $6.6M for the Bridge renewal program#


  • $530.1M towards the construction of a new $576M Bridgewater Bridge (including Australian Government funding)
  • $240M for the development of the Port of Devonport $145M for the upgrade of the Port of Burnie
  • $60.7M towards the Derwent Entertainment Centre and Indoor Multi-Sports Facility
  • $17.2M as part of Tasmania’s $20M Next Iconic walk at the Tyndall Range
  • $10M towards a program to provide new and improved recreational driving opportunities across the West Coast
  • $4M towards the ongoing development of the Freycinet National Park Visitor Gateway
  • $7.5M for North West Racing infrastructure^
  • $8.4M towards Freycinet National Park Wastewater Management^
  • $2.9M towards improved parks visitor infrastructure across the State


  • $315M into social and affordable housing and homelessness across the state, bringing total investment to over $615M, building a total of 3,500 new social houses by 2027
  • Record investment of $300M through Tasmania’s Affordable Housing Action Plan 1 and 2^
  • $58.4M to be invested under the CSHA Debt Waiver into a program of works through to June 2023. Including $53.6M to support 300 new social housing dwellings


  • $67.2M additional infrastructure investment into TasTAFE*
  • Continued roll out of the $50M investment to construct a new Year 7-12 Brighton High School*
  • $26.6M for six new Child and Family Learning Centres statewide, including East Tamar, Sorell, Kingborough, Glenorchy, West Ulverstone and Waratah-Wynyard#
  • $20M to deliver extra school and commuter buses on busy routes
  • $12.2M to complete the $20M redevelopment of Penguin District School to a Kindergarten to Year 12 school^
  • Continue the construction of the new $22M Kindergarten to Year 12 Sorell School#
  • $19.6M to revitalisation of the Cosgrove High School*
  • Completion of the $18M Education Act reform capital works including new kindergarten facilities and capacity requirements for High Schools to move to Year 12
  • $16.8M to deliver the new Hobart City Partner Schools project for Ogilvie and New Town High*
  • $16.2M to construct a brand-new purpose-build North West Support School including a hydrotherapy pool, for works and upgrades for the Southern Support School and North West Support School, Burnie Campus*
  • $11M for a major redevelopment of the Exeter High School*
  • $23.8M for the construction of a new primary school in Legana#
  • $8M towards a new multi-sports facility to be built at Bayview Secondary College in Rokeby#
  • $7M to renew and upgrade outdated classrooms statewide*
  • $7.1M for the Montello Primary School redevelopment#
  • Completion of the $6.8M infrastructure upgrades at Launceston College, Molesworth Environment Centre, Hellyer College and Ulverstone Primary School
  • $6.5M for a major redevelopment of the Lauderdale Primary School#
  • $4.6M as part of the final stage of the redevelopment of the Devonport High School
  • $4.5M to support safe schools by upgrading 42 High School and District School toilets to provide safe student bathrooms*
  • $4M to upgrade and expand the agricultural VET programs at Bothwell District School and Campbell Town District Schools#
  • $1.5M towards a $3M expansion of the Sorell Trade Training Centre


  • $25M in additional funding to support the development of the Mooreville Road site into a contemporary $40M court complex for the North-West region^
  • $6.1M towards the $12.5M upgrade of the Bridgewater Police Station#
  • $9M to upgrade Ambulance Tasmania’s vehicle fleet, and to provide contemporary equipment#
  • $3.1M towards building a new $7.5M St Helens Police Station#
  • More than $9M towards upgrading and replacing equipment at the Risdon Prison complex*
  • Funding of more than $5M to pilot an Emergency Mental Health Co-Response model in Southern Tasmania^
  • $4M in grants funding to local communities for the purpose of installing CCTV*
  • Funding of more than $4M towards a major redesign and upgrade to the Ashley Youth Detention Facility
  • $3.6M for a standalone facility in the south of the State for the storage of specialist equipment^
  • An additional $3M towards the construction of a purpose built Emergency Operations Centre for crisis coordination and emergency management in Tasmania
  • Additional funding of $2.8M to enable the procurement of a fit for purpose offshore police patrol vessel to replace PV Van Diemen


  • $110M to deliver the expanded Stage 2 of the Royal Hobart Hospital Redevelopment, adding to the $91M investment in Stage 2, already budgeted^
  • $20M towards a new $40M Mental Health Precinct adjacent to the North West Regional Hospital#
  • Further investment of $20M towards ward upgrades at the North West Regional Hospital
  • $19.6M for the new Burnie and Glenorchy Ambulance Stations
  • $15M for the initial phase of the Health ICT Digital Transformation project
  • $12M towards a Mental Health Precinct as part of Stage 2 of the Launceston General Hospital Redevelopment*
  • $10M towards the expanded redevelopment at the Mersey Community Hospital#
  • $10M towards Stage 2 of the Kingston Health Centre^
  • $7.5M to build, equips and staff a new Angiography Suite at the Royal Hobart Hospital^
  • $3.5M to upgrade the Midlands Multipurpose Centre at Oatlands^
  • $2.6M for ward upgrades and additional bed capacity at the North West Regional Hospital#
  • $1M towards the upgrade of the Dover Medical Centre
  • $4.3M to establish and operate a new Rural Medical Workforce Centre at the Mersey Community Hospital*

*Over four years # Over three years ^Over two years