Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources

Type: Organization
Name: Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Mobile madness on our roads

A woman flouts the law by talking on a mobile phone while driving. Source: SuppliedMOBILE phone madness is rife on Tasmanian roads, with a sharp rise in motorists being nabbed texting, emailing or talking while driving.In the eight months to February ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Drivers urged to use horse sense

A PUSH to recognise horses and their riders as rightful sharers of Tasmanian roads is being led by Kentish Council. A PUSH to recognise horses and their riders as rightful sharers of Tasmanian roads is being led by Kentish Council. The move to spread ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Tailrace landslip work `progressing well'

TRAFFIC diversions near the Tailrace at Riverside are expected to be in place for about two weeks. TRAFFIC diversions near the Tailrace at Riverside are expected to be in place for about two weeks. A Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Big payouts for axed PS heads

DIER secretary Norm McIlfatrick will officially leave the post today. Source: News LimitedTHE exit of two senior bureaucrats from the public service will cost Tasmanian taxpayers $843,000.Infrastructure Department Secretary Norm McIlfatrick and Economic ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Cars at fault in half of bike deaths

Royal Hobart Hospital figures show that of 71 cyclists taken to the Emergency Department in a one-month period, only two accidents were caused by drivers. Source: ThinkStockA female cyclist was knocked to the ground by the passenger of a taxi as he opened ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Landslip closes lane

Wet conditions have reaggravated a landslip on the West Tamar Highway. Wet conditions have reaggravated a landslip on the West Tamar Highway. The southbound left-hand lane of the highway will be closed at the Tailrace area, possibly for some weeks, said ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Creating an environment of certainty

REGARDLESS of political affiliations, most Australians understand that a positive and confident business sector is good for everyone. REGARDLESS of political affiliations, most Australians understand that a positive and confident business sector is good ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

No honeymoon period for incoming government

Premier-elect Will Hodgman has hit the ground running but after being the opposition leader for eight years, it's hard to break old habits. He reveals more about the new government's plans.MEETING with business leaders in Hobart yesterday morning, Liberal ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Cyclist toll sparks outcry

Cyclist hit from behind and sent flying by driver of white Audi at traffic lights at Mt Gravatt. No sound. Courtesy: YouTubeThe scene of an accident where a car has hit a group of six cyclists on Southern Cross Drive at Eastlakes in Sydney on Sunday. ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

Hodgman to get straight to work

Liberal leader Will Hodgman promises change when his Liberal party comes into power.New Premier Will Hodgman with Wife Nicky at his speech. Source: News Corp AustraliaWILL Hodgman will today start work immediately on his “plan for a brighter future” ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Tasmanian jobless rate continues downward trend (ABC)

ABC Members of the Community and Public Sector Union protest outside Tasmanian Parliament over Liberal job cut plans.e The Tasmanian Premier believes a slight drop in the state's high jobless rate is proof the state economy is recovering.Unemployment ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Feb 28 2014 - Updated Feb 28 2014 - 1 reports

Big majority sick of forest war

MORE than 90 per cent of Tasmanians are sick of the conflict over native forestry and support an agreement to end it, according to new polling. MORE than 90 per cent of Tasmanians are sick of the conflict over native forestry and support an agreement ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Feb 28 2014]

Quotes

"`The current disruption experienced by motorists as a result of the roadworks at the Tailrace not only highlight the fragility of some sections of the northern road network, but also emphasises the strange situation that for many West Tamar residents south of Exeter there is only one major road access to the CBD," he said."
"In a state this size we should be able to provide a more effective line of communication for people in terms of economic development" Mr Hodgman said
"As the bridge still has a projected long life, a sidewalk and cycle-way attached to the bridge would eliminate safety risks and concerns" Cr Popowski stated

More Content

All (29) | News (29) | Reports (0) | Blogs (0) | Audio/Video (0) | Fact Sheets (0) | Press Releases (0)
sort by: Date | Relevance
Mobile madness on our roads [Published Tasmania Mercury - 21 hours ago]
Drivers urged to use horse sense [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Apr 13 2014]
Tailrace landslip work `progressing well' [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Apr 03 2014]
Big payouts for axed PS heads [Published Tasmania Mercury - Apr 02 2014]
Cars at fault in half of bike deaths [Published Tasmania Mercury - Mar 27 2014]
Landslip closes lane [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Mar 27 2014]
Creating an environment of certainty [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Mar 25 2014]
No honeymoon period for incoming government [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Mar 20 2014]
Cyclist toll sparks outcry [Published Tasmania Mercury - Mar 19 2014]
Bid for more pathways at Smithton [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - Mar 18 2014]
Hodgman to get straight to work [Published Tasmania Mercury - Mar 15 2014]
Tasmanian jobless rate continues downward trend... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Mar 13 2014]
Big majority sick of forest war [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Feb 28 2014]
Acid leaks in unused mines unearthed [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Feb 16 2014]
West Tamar upgrade on track [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Jan 31 2014]
Decision on Westbury supermarket delayed [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Jan 27 2014]
Statewide fire ban declared [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Jan 16 2014]
Criminals fire guns in city's streets [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Dec 31 2013]
Launceston Airport entry-exit work to cost $5.2m [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Dec 30 2013]
Police ask council to cover lights [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Dec 28 2013]
Northern man killed in bike crash [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Dec 08 2013]
Watch out, it's roadworks season [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Nov 26 2013]
Close watch kept on lights [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Nov 20 2013]
Hands-free phone use warning [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Nov 19 2013]
Motorcyclist dies in Midlands crash [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Nov 16 2013]
Motorcycle injuries rise in Tasmania [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Nov 15 2013]
Work starts again on highway's trouble spot [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Oct 23 2013]
Mandatory interlock devices defended [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Sep 26 2013]
Angry sawmiller wants answers [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Sep 11 2013]
1
Contact Us
Sales
Support


Freebase CC-BY Some image thumbnails are sourced from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Copyright (C) 2014 Silobreaker Ltd. All rights reserved.
The selection and placement of stories and images on any Silobreaker page are determined automatically by a computer program.
The time or date displayed reflects when an article was added to or updated in Silobreaker.