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Tasmanian Liberals

Protecting Tasmanian children at risk

Published: Fri 20 Jul 2018, 5:20pm

Nothing is more important than the safety and wellbeing of our children. That’s why the Hodgman Liberal Government committed an extra $24 million in the 2018-19 Budget to support the Strong Families, Safe Kids redesign, [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Illegal waste dumper convicted

Published: Fri 20 Jul 2018, 5:20pm

A man convicted for dumping a large amount of rubbish at Seven Mile Beach is proof of why the Hodgman Liberal Government is cracking down on illegal waste dumping. The man was fined $795 for [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Violence against women is never OK and can never be justified

Published: Fri 20 Jul 2018, 5:20pm

I am disturbed by comments today from Braddon by-election candidate, Craig Garland, where it appears he has admitted to, and is now attempting to justify, assaulting a woman in Geelong in 1994. Violence against women [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

More Labor lies on health

Published: Fri 20 Jul 2018, 5:20pm

Today Labor again proved they will rubbish our hospitals and hardworking heath staff for a headline. You just can’t trust Labor on health, here are the facts; FACT: 2018-19 Budget includes $7.6 billion of health [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Record high for Tasmanian jobs

Published: Fri 20 Jul 2018, 5:20pm

Under the Hodgman Liberal Government, more Tasmanians than ever are finding work with 14,660 jobs created since the 2014 election according to today’s ABS job figures. The figures confirm our long-term plan is delivering for Tasmanians, with almost a [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Tasmania international visitor numbers reach new heights

Published: Fri 20 Jul 2018, 5:20pm

Tasmania continues to be a must-see destination with international visitor numbers experiencing strong growth, coupled with visitors spending record amounts in our economy. The latest International Visitor Survey results reveal Tasmania has welcomed 300,400 international [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Waste and Recycling Round Table

Published: Thu 19 Jul 2018, 5:45pm

Today I convened a Waste and Recycling Round Table with local government and industry to discuss potential approaches to the recent restrictions on solid waste imports into China and explore the broader waste management priorities [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Labor cannot be trusted on health

Published: Thu 19 Jul 2018, 5:45pm

Labor has no credibility when it comes to health and only feign interest in the portfolio for the sake of cheap political point scoring. The facts are simple. When Labor was last in government they [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Old Devonport Maternity Hospital site reborn

Published: Thu 19 Jul 2018, 5:45pm

In an exciting development, approval has been granted to the Devonport City Council to sell the former Devonport Maternity Hospital site. The Hodgman Government provided a $950,000 grant and worked closely with the Devonport City [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Taylor Bros chalks up another defence win for Tasmania

Published: Wed 18 Jul 2018, 5:40pm

Taylor Bros has signed a new deal to supply a total turnkey contract for accommodation outfitting of the Royal Australia Navy’s new offshore patrol vessel, becoming the second Tasmanian company to announce a significant defence [Read more]


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