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Antarctic and Southern Ocean gateway activities

On 18 December 2021, the Governor-General, Governor of Tasmania, Prime Minister, Premier of Tasmania, and Commonwealth Minister for the Environment officially launched the RSV Nuyina – Australia’s new icebreaker and polar research vessel for the next 30 years.

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e-Scooter trial

A 12-month trial of e-Scooters was launched on 17 December 2021 by the City of Launceston and City of Hobart, with the aim of assessing their suitability as a mode of transport in both cities. Two operators – Beam and Neuron – were jointly selected to provide vehicles and systems for the trial earlier this year.

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Derwent River Ferry trial

The Derwent River Ferry service was launched in August 2021 and it has proved to be a successful trial so far with four additional daily services were added in November 2021, the City of Hobart supporting a trial of Saturday services between December 2021 and mid-February 2022, and dedicated event services during The Ashes test match between at Bellerive Oval in January 2022.

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New Kingborough Express Bus Services

An extra 43 express bus services between Kingborough and Hobart commenced on 30 January 2022. The new routes will service the Blackmans Bay, Kingston and Channel areas, and will run weekdays during the morning and afternoon peak periods.

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Transform Kingston

The Kingborough Council is transforming Kingston into the economic and cultural heart of Kingborough municipality.

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Glenorchy Park Masterplan

The City of Glenorchy recently released a draft masterplan for the Glenorchy Park precinct, which it hopes will become a premier sporting and entertainment hub for Tasmania.

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