21 December 1999 - Media Release
TasBuild Limited announced that it is to provide
funds to ensure the commencement of two
important Tasmanian construction projects.
TasBuild is to provide $3 million for the Hobart
Silos Project and $1.1 million for the Glenorchy
City Cinema Complex.
TasBuild Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
David Louez said: "Both projects represent
significant investments and are a great
pre-Christmas boost for the construction
industry in Tasmania."
Deputy Premier, Paul Lennon said: "The two
investments were further expression of
confidence in the state economy and would help
drive the emerging recovery in the building and
29 November 1999 - Media Release
In a attempt to kick start the ailing Tasmanian
construction industry more than $8m in seed
funding has been made available to developers.
TasBuild announced that the release of these
funds represents an alternative source of
finance and will create employment opportunities
for both beneficiaries and potential
As part of the announcement TasBuild Chairman,
David Louez has called for project briefs from
construction developers interested in accessing
An example of how the funds will work is the
recent development of the Devonport cinema
complex by Gordon Ibbott Pty Ltd. By TasBuild
offering the funds, Gordon Ibbott Pty Ltd was
able to attract other finance and hence get the
project off the ground.
22 November 1999
Relocation to new premises, TasBuild is now
Level 1, 115 Central Avenue, Derwent Park, 7009.
New mailing address:
PO Box 526, Moonah, 7009.
Telephone and facsimile numbers remain
20 June 1999
The Trustee is pleased to announce that with
effect from the September 1999 return the long
service leave charge (contribution) rate has
been reduced from 1% to 0.7%. Coinciding with
this announcement employees who have accrued at
least ten years of reckonable service and are
still engaged in relevant employment are
entitled to make an application to the fund for
a pro-rata entitlement.
These are exciting new benefits for both the
employer and employee!
20 April 1999
TasBuild has finalised its migration away from
government infrastructure and are pleased to
announce the successful implementation of a new
computer system. This means a quicker and more
efficient service for you!
A major benefit is the generation of a monthly
return to assist you in advising the Trustee of
1 April 1999
The Trustee recently approved that where monthly
contributions are less than $50.00 the employer
may seek approval for returns to be lodged on a
Should you wish to seek approval from the
Trustee to lodge quarterly returns please
contact the TasBuild office.
1 April 1999
TasBuild would like to remind employers of the
option of paying monthly returns electronically,
via Electronic Funds Transfer. There are
different methods of EFT. Should you wish to
avail yourself of this option please contact the
Trustee and further information will be
forwarded to you.