CCF Tasmania CEO Andrew Winch joined MBT CEO David Clerk, Property Council Tasmania Executive Director Rebecca Ellston and Luke Edmunds MLC for Pembroke as Tasmanian Labor Leader Dean Winter MP announced support of major construction projects for Tasmania including a new stadium. In his statement he said “Labor has changed. Under my leadership the Labor party stands for safe, secure, …

Everyone has the right to feel safe at work and the road worksite is no exception. Every day hundreds of Tasmanians work on our roads as our State strives to build safer roads for all Tasmanians. Yesterday Labor committed  $700,000 over four years for the continuation of the successful Your Speed is Our Safety campaign. The campaign is an important educational tool …

Labor’s Infrastructure support vital for sector

Civil Contractors Federation Tasmania (CCFTas) CEO, Andrew Winch has applauded Labors support for infrastructure maintenance saying “quite simply, it will make Tasmanian roads safer and easier to navigate.” Labor has pledged an increase in spending on infrastructure maintenance by fifty percent to some $150 million per annum. “This spending will help ensure a better road surface, that will last longer …

CCFTas welcomes Labor support for workforce development of civil sector

 The Civil Contractors Federation Tasmania (CCFTas) has welcomed Labor’s support for workforce development which sees support for a Live Works Training Site at Quercus Park, an extension of the High Vis Army as well as continued support of the Your Speed is Our Safety campaign.  CCFTas CEO, Andrew Winch said under the plan, a proposed Live Works Training Site at …

$4.3 million Live Works Training Site at Quercus Park

Civil Contractors Federation Tasmania has welcomed the commitment by the Liberals to support a $4.3 million Live Works Training Site at Quercus Park. Announced today by Premier, Jeremy Rockliff, the initiative would help to grow the workforce that a re-elected Majority Liberal Government needs to deliver on its 2030 Strong Plan for Tasmania’s Future. “The site will provide young Tasmanians …

Temporary Traffic Management Industry (February 2024 Update)

In January 2024 Tasmania adopted the Austroads National Training Framework for Temporary Traffic Management (NTFTTM). Currently the Approved Training Providers (ATPs) have these courses available. CivilEdge Course Location Start date Book: TC/TMI1 Combined Launceston 27 February book here TC/TMI1 Combined Hobart 5 March book here TC/TMI1 Combined Launceston 25 March book here TC/TMI1 Combined Hobart 16 April book here Australian …

Your Speed Is Our Safety awareness campaign springs to action

The number one priority of the Civil Contractors Federation, and its members, is workplace safety. CCF Tasmania CEO Andrew Winch said that every day there are hundreds of Tasmanians working on our roads and it is paramount to increase public awareness around the safety of those road workers. “It might be different to where most other people work, but the …

Game changer for attracting talent into the industry

CCF has again run another successful women in civil pre-employment program, with another one on its way! All participants in the courses have secured employment and the feedback from industry is great. We have made a big step forward this month through the negotiation of the training start times for the Women in Civil pre-employment course. Many people are held …

Small Business Growth Strategy Implementation Plan released

Following the launch of the Small Business Growth Strategy 2026 earlier this year, the first Implementation Plan that sets out the actions towards the objectives of strategy has been released.The more than 100 actions in the Implementation Plan will be undertaken by various Tasmanian Government agencies and business representative organisations with a focus on maintaining Tasmania’s appeal as a place for business.This …

Minimising crime for small business

There are ways you can reduce the risk of criminal activity against your business. Having a plan to prevent and recover from an incident can help to minimise the disruption to your business.Business Tasmania has created a new web page with a range of resources to help you get started. The information on this page covers: protecting the security of …