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Tasmanian Liberals

Rare Spotted Handfish given a lifeline

Published: Fri 13 Apr 2018, 12:25pm

Thanks to the joint efforts of the State Government, CSIRO and a number of key conservation organisations, one of the world’s rarest marine creatures, the Spotted Handfish, has been given a lifeline. The unique fish [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Commencement of consultation process for additional paramedics

Published: Fri 13 Apr 2018, 12:25pm

The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to providing Tasmanians with the health services they need and deserve. During the election campaign we made a commitment to recruit 42 additional paramedics, to be stationed in regional [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Construction of dwellings on the rise, business condition up

Published: Thu 12 Apr 2018, 9:25am

The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics Building Activity data shows a sharp increase in the number of dwellings being constructed in Tasmania. In the year to December 2017, dwelling commencements were 15.4% higher than in [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

High level of interest in new pilot program

Published: Thu 12 Apr 2018, 9:25am

The State Government’s Affordable Action Plan is clearly working. Yesterday’s announcement of a pilot program, designed to encourage residential property owners to make their affordable rental homes available for low income earners  has already garnered interest [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Redeveloped Tahune Hut now open

Published: Thu 12 Apr 2018, 9:25am

The Government’s vision is for Tasmania to be the environmental tourism capital of the world.  Every year, our National Parks attract more than 1.3 million visitors, supporting 200 nature-based tourism operators. The opening of the redeveloped [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

No threat to Tasmania’s energy security

Published: Thu 12 Apr 2018, 9:25am

The latest update from Basslink in terms of the return to service of the cable is very disappointing. I would however like to make it very clear - there is no threat to Tasmania’s energy [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

State Government delivering on commitment to employ more graduate nurses

Published: Thu 12 Apr 2018, 9:25am

On behalf of the Tasmanian Government I would like to welcome the 111 new nurses to the Tasmanian Health Service (THS) who are taking part in induction training at the Royal Hobart Hospital this week. [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Water for Profit program benefits farmers

Published: Thu 12 Apr 2018, 9:25am

The Hodgman Liberal Government has delivered on its promise to support farmers to increase their business through irrigation. Today’s Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) statewide irrigation conference heard about the success of the Water for [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Incentives to help boost affordable housing stock

Published: Thu 12 Apr 2018, 9:25am

The Hodgman Liberal Government is delivering on its Plan to address the current housing shortage and recognises the real challenges for Tasmanian on low incomes seeking to rent a house. Building on our Action Plan, [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Expunging historical homosexual offences

Published: Tue 10 Apr 2018, 9:25am

A landmark scheme enabling the expungement of charges and convictions for historical homosexual and cross-dressing offences has today commenced. The scheme allows a person charged with a historical offence to make an application to the [Read more]


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