[abc] Tasmania's Premier David Bartlett says the future of the state's economy relies on Labor's National Broadband Network.
The Government has released its Innovation Strategy which is based on the NBN that would be scrapped under a Federal Coaltion government.
Mr Bartlett says that would be a tragedy for Tasmania.
"If Tony Abbott does become the next Prime Minister of Australia I will be getting on the plane to Canberra as soon as possible," he said.
"I'll be dealing with whoever is Prime Minister to ensure they understand the importance of the National Broadband Network to Tasmanian jobs right now and to Tasmania's future economy over the coming decades," he said.
Opposition Innovation spokesman Michael Ferguson says the strategy is nearly three months late and is just 'more hot air' from the Government.
Tasmania's future rests on NBN: Bartlett