Media Releases 2021

 

Launch of Head4Work - workplace mental health tool
The Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce & Industry is excited to announce the upcoming launch of a new Tasmanian-based workplace mental health tool called Head4Work.

Now is not the time to be complacent about COVID
The Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is urging all Tasmanian businesses to make sure they are using the QR code system to help protect Tasmania from COVID. 

RU QR compliant?
The Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is urging all Tasmanian businesses to make sure they are using the QR code system to help protect Tasmania from COVID. Read More.


TCCI ready to work with new Cabinet to deliver for Tasmanians
The CEO of the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Michael Bailey, said he is looking forward to working with the Gutwein Government and the newly announced Cabinet. Read More.


TCCI welcomes federal budget support for freight, business and apprentices
Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry CEO, Michael Bailey, has welcomed last night’s federal budget. Read More.


TCCI launches its plan to support business and create jobs
The Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has today released its priorities for the 1 May election. Read More.


TCCI supports powering Tasmania’s economy by investing in energy
The Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry supports the energy policy released by the Liberals today. Read More.


TCCI Scorecard State Election 2021
The Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has today released its state election scorecard. Read More.


TCCI welcomes Labor support for business charter
Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry CEO, Michael Bailey, has welcomed Labor’s support for the TCCI charter. Read More.


Treasury report confirms jobs recovery
Treasury’s pre-election budget update confirms the job recovery is underway, according to TCCI CEO, Michael Bailey. Read More.


TCCI welcomes Liberals’ TasTAFE investment and calls for focus on change management
The Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed the Liberals’ plan to invest nearly $100 million into TasTAFE over the next four years, if re-elected. Read More.


Election policies must support businesses as JobKeeper ends
The Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called on all parties and candidates to prioritise policies that will support businesses as the JobKeeper scheme winds up. Read More.


TCCI welcomes RACT/NRMA announcement
The TCCI has welcomed today’s announcement that the NRMA will purchase the RACT’s tourism properties. TCCI Chief Operating Officer, Colleen Reardon, said that this was a massive vote of confidence in Tasmania’s tourism industry. Read More.

Private sector driving Tasmania's economic recovery
ABS data out today shows that the private sector is driving Tasmania’s economic recovery.

Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry CEO, Michael Bailey, said that the figures show the impact of COVID-19 on our economy and that the private sector is driving the recovery. Read More

Government needs a clear plan to avoid the economy going "pear shaped"
TCCI CEO, Michael Bailey, has called on the Government to immediately outline its plan to support the economy when JobKeeper payments stop at the end of March.

Mr Bailey’s call follows the release of the Deloitte Access Business Outlook Report (see attached), which says there is a risk “…that a few things could go pear shaped” without a strategy to cope with JobKeeper payments winding up. Read More

Government must step in to stop crop rot
TCCI CEO Michael Bailey has expressed his extreme frustration at reports in today’s Tasmanian Country that farmers are abandoning crops because they can’t get enough workers to pick them. Read More

Time for Tassie to back traditional economic strentgths 

TCCI CEO, Michael Bailey, has today called on the Government to back in Tasmania’s traditional economic strengths in response to the ongoing uncertainty created by COVID pandemic. Read More