Greens Senator for Tasmania, Peter Whish-Wilson, says that last night’s Federal Budget is an admission of failure by the Liberals to deliver for Tasmania's economy.
“First the Government wound up their $6.5 million employment incentive aimed at attracting 2000 jobs; it ending up employing just 160 people.
“The Cadbury’s $15 million grant was a farce from beginning to end. Not a cent of the money has been yet to be spent despite the Government’s term effectively being over.
“The Tasmanian Major Projects Unit has done little more than occupy an empty office in Launceston and produce brochures on how to apply for development funds.