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Excellence & Innovation in Public Education

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018, 2:35pm

Congratulations to the 36 finalists (individuals and teams) announced for the Together We Inspire Awards 2018. Now in its seventh year, the Awards are an opportunity to publically acknowledge the dedication and commitment of the [Read more]

Parliament to focus on Law and Order to stop Tasmania becoming a safe haven for organised crime

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018, 2:35pm

The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to keeping Tasmanians safe, and with the return to Parliament after the winter break, we will focus on legislation designed to protect the community. In contrast to our trademark [Read more]

Master Builders Tasmania Awards for Excellence

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018, 2:35pm

The Tasmanian Liberal Government recognises the importance of the building and construction industry, which is stimulating the economy, creating jobs, and building greater confidence throughout Tasmania. This evening I attended the Master Builders Tasmania Awards [Read more]

Eureka Club House defibrillator

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018, 2:35pm

In fantastic news for Denison, Colony 47’s Eureka Club House in Moonah will receive a grant from the Premier’s Discretionary Fund to purchase a defibrillator. Eureka Club House is an amazing place for those suffering [Read more]

Getting underway on the Great Eastern Drive improvements

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018, 2:35pm

Tenders are now being called to deliver the first stage of infrastructure upgrades to improve safety and enhance the travelling experience on the Great Eastern Drive. The Hodgman Liberal Government is making the single biggest [Read more]

Commemorating the Vietnam War

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018, 2:35pm

This Vietnam Veterans Day, we pay special tribute to the men and women who served during the significant battles at Fire Support Bases Coral and Balmoral. These were two of the largest battles of the [Read more]

TFGA 70th birthday highlights its vital role

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018, 2:35pm

Congratulations to the Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association which is this week celebrating 70 years of operation. The TFGA provides a powerful and effective voice for Tasmania’s farming sector and the government appreciates its shared [Read more]

Housing Progress Continues

Published: Fri 17 Aug 2018, 12:20pm

The Hodgman Liberal Government is working hard to deliver on a range of short, medium and long-term actions to ensure every Tasmanian has a roof over their head. There is no doubt that Tasmania’s housing [Read more]

More Union stunts

Published: Fri 17 Aug 2018, 12:20pm

The Unions and Labor have a shameful track record of resorting to stunts and false claims in an attempt to manipulate public perception. These are the facts: [Read more]

Significant colonial artworks on show in Tasmania for the first time

Published: Fri 17 Aug 2018, 12:20pm

Two important new art exhibitions exploring the State’s colonial past have today opened at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. The National Picture has been developed in partnership with the National Gallery of Australia (the [Read more]

ABS figures confirm more Tasmanians in work

Published: Fri 17 Aug 2018, 12:20pm

More Tasmanians than ever before are in work according to today’s ABS Labour Force figures. Almost a quarter of a million Tasmanians are now employed, confirming our long-term plan is delivering and getting more Tasmanians [Read more]

Outcome of Police Referral

Published: Fri 17 Aug 2018, 12:20pm

I have received advice from the Police Commissioner in relation to a referral made by Ella Haddad MP regarding the Health Minister Michael Ferguson. The Commissioner advises that having reviewed the referral by Ms Haddad, [Read more]

Consultation on Family Violence Reforms Bill underway

Published: Fri 17 Aug 2018, 12:20pm

The Family Violence Reforms Bill has been released for consultation. The Bill is part of our commitment to reduce levels of family violence in the State and improve the way Tasmania’s justice system deals with [Read more]

Wages rising in Tasmania

Published: Fri 17 Aug 2018, 12:20pm

Yesterday’s release of the ABS Wage Price Index has confirmed Tasmania’s public sector wages experienced strong growth over the last financial year. Overall in Tasmania wages rose by an average of 2.5 per cent, which [Read more]

The Orb Official Launch

Published: Thu 16 Aug 2018, 12:55pm

The Orb is an innovative approach to supporting teacher practice, which provides a wide range of materials to assist in the teaching of Tasmanian Aboriginal Histories and Cultures. Officially launched today, the Orb is separated [Read more]