These extensions are claimed to support up to 4000 extra trainees and apprentices at a cost of $14.4m.
Evidence does not support the premise that small business payroll tax relief is an efficient jobs-creation spending measure.
While assisting interstate businesses to relocate to regional areas in Tasmania would support much-needed regional development, payroll tax relief is not necessarily the optimal incentive or policy lever.
Measures include annual indexation for DPAC-funded peak bodies.
Capital upgrades and increased recurrent funding for Tasmania’s Neighbourhood Houses.
The Liberals will continue to fund the Grassroots Mental Health programme with NHT and Wellways to provide mental health support through Neighbourhood Houses.
Funding for three new Peak Bodies.
The Liberals will fund TasCOSS and a joint committee of sector, peak body, and government representatives to develop a ten-year Community Sector Industry Development Plan.
$125,000 per annum for three years to continue the Men’s Shed grant program.
Increasing the Out of Home Care age to 21, and providing incentive payments to both foster carers and young people for completing their Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE).