Friday: West to southwesterly 30/35 knots tending south to southwesterly later in the evening. Possible squalls to 45 knots. Seas: 3/4 metres. Swell: Westerly 2/3 metres. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms with possible hail. Saturday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres later in the evening. Swell: Westerly 2/2.5 metres, tending southwesterly 2/2.5 metres before dawn, then tending west to southwesterly 1/2 metres around midday. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre. Weather: Isolated thunderstorms early in the morning with possible hail. Outlook Sunday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning westerly 10/15 knots in the morning. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres before dawn, then tending southerly 1/2 metres during the morning. Swell: West to southwesterly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre around midday. Outlook Monday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots turning westerly 15/20 knots during the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the morning. Swell: South to southwesterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres in the east.Issued Fri 16:50 EST
19:00 EST Despite the Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey pushing privatisation incentives, Tasmania's Liberals are sticking with their pre-election promise of not selling public assets, for this term at least.