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Tasmanian Liberals

Resignation of Dr Graham Hill

Published: Wed 4 Apr 2018, 3:15pm

The Legal Aid Commission Director, Dr Graham Hill has today announced his resignation to take up a position with Legal Aid Western Australia. Dr Hill has worked with the Legal Aid Commission for over four [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

2018 Parliament sitting schedule

Published: Wed 4 Apr 2018, 3:15pm

Today the Government has released the 2018 sitting schedule for the 49th Parliament. The sitting schedule is in line with previous election years, with the House of Assembly sitting for 12 weeks and the Legislative [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

New student accommodation on the way

Published: Wed 4 Apr 2018, 3:15pm

The Tasmanian Government welcomes the University of Tasmania’s commitment to develop a new 450 bed student accommodation complex in Hobart. Our State is facing increased demand for affordable housing options, including for the many people who are [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Visitor spending reaches new heights

Published: Wed 4 Apr 2018, 3:15pm

The latest Tasmanian Visitor Survey results have confirmed another record-breaking year for the state’s booming visitor economy. In the year ending December 2017, visitor spending reached a record $2.32 billion and 1.26 million visitors travelled [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Wishing Ray Mostogl best of luck for the future

Published: Wed 4 Apr 2018, 3:15pm

On behalf of the Tasmanian Government, I would like to congratulate Ray Mostogl for his time at the helm of Bell Bay Aluminium (BBA), one of the State’s major industrial businesses. Serving in the role [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Fruit fly larvae concerns raised with Victoria

Published: Wed 28 Mar 2018, 11:35am

The Tasmanian Government is determined to eradicate fruit fly from this State. Approximately 100 Departmental staff are working alongside stakeholders and industry representatives baiting, spraying, trapping, inspecting, monitoring and planning in the control zones. It [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Infrastructure Australia backs Tasmania First energy plan

Published: Wed 28 Mar 2018, 11:35am

Infrastructure Australia’s decision to list a second Bass Strait interconnector as a national priority project is another win for the Government’s Tasmania First energy plan. The Hodgman Government's goal is for the State to run on [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Supercars continue to drive Tasmanian tourism

Published: Tue 27 Mar 2018, 4:40pm

Northern Tasmania is gearing up to host Tasmania’s largest sporting spectacle in two weeks, the Supercars SuperSprint at Symmons Plains Raceway. The Supercars attract more than 50,000 fans trackside, including about 8000 visitors from interstate. [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Drive to the conditions this Easter

Published: Tue 27 Mar 2018, 4:40pm

The Easter break is a time to spend with family and friends, and with more people travelling on our State's roads, we want everyone to arrive safely. Once again Tasmania Police will be running Operation [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

New CEO for Tasrail

Published: Mon 26 Mar 2018, 11:25am

On behalf of the Tasmanian Government, I welcome the recent appointment of Mr Steven Dietrich to the role of  Tasrail’s Chief Executive Officer. Mr Dietrich is a commercial and finance professional with almost three decades of [Read more]


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