Tasmania State of the State

Tasmania State of the State

Nov 2
Join Premier Peter Gutwein for an outline of his Government’s priorities and the opportunities for business.
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The Hon. Peter Gutwein MP, Premier of Tasmania, Treasurer
Richard Collyer, Director, Government Affairs and Reputation Strategy, Westpac

Event Overview

While the Tasmanian economy fared extremely well through the first year of the pandemic, what is on the horizon?
Ongoing outbreaks on the mainland and the resulting border closures having far reaching implications in areas such as population growth, access to skilled workers and tourism.
What are the Premier’s plans for sustaining and growing the economy? Will the State Government undertake reforms and investment in the health sector, in education and skills, housing or tax systems? What major projects are planned and what are the opportunities for business?
Join Premier Peter Gutwein and representatives from across business and the community to learn about the Government’s plans to secure Tasmania’s future and ask your questions.
Livestream start times:
SA: 12.30pm
NT: 11.30am
QLD: 12.00pm
WA: 10.00am

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Meet the speaker

The Hon. Peter Gutwein MP
Premier of Tasmania, Treasurer

Peter was first elected to the Tasmanian Parliament in the seat of Bass in Northern Tasmania in 2002, was re-elected in 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018 and again in 2021. He is a qualified financial adviser who also holds Post Graduate qualifications in Business Administration. He enjoyed a successful career in financial services working in senior management positions both in Australia and in Europe. Peter also spent two years as an adviser to a senior Federal coalition cabinet Minister during the 1990s.

Meet the facilitator

Richard Collyer
Director, Government Affairs and Reputation Strategy, Westpac

Richard is Westpac's Director of Government Affairs and Reputation Strategy. Prior to joining the Bank, Richard was a partner at global communications consultancy SEC Newgate. He has previously held executive-level communications roles with the Queensland and New Zealand Treasury Departments.

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