1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 13/09/2002   
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Contents >> History >> 2000s, This century

Tasmania faces many social, environmental and economic challenges in the 2000s. Strategic planning mechanisms are being put into place to deal with some issues affecting the State, including:

  • the implications of an ageing population
  • stemming the flow of young people out of the State
  • boosting employment
  • protecting and conserving the environment
  • supporting Aboriginal people
  • developing new tourism initiatives

Benchmarks have been set that will help shape government policy, service delivery and budgets into the future. Some benchmarks will be easy to achieve while others will require a cooperative approach by government, business groups and the community.

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        2002 January-July

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