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North-West manufacturing Metro bus makeover

Published: Thu 26 Apr 2018, 6:45pm

The first of 100 new Metro buses to be built in North-West Tasmania has rolled off the production line and will soon be hitting our roads as part of the single biggest public transport investment [Read more]

Winter Flu Plan 2018

Published: Thu 26 Apr 2018, 6:45pm

Today I unveiled the Tasmanian Government’s Winter Plan 2018, our strategy to ensure Tasmania is better prepared than ever before for seasonal increased demands on our health services. Additional hospital beds will come online this winter to better cope [Read more]

Housing turnaround times decrease but more work to be done

Published: Thu 26 Apr 2018, 6:45pm

Latest figures show turnaround times for public housing properties has fallen by 28 per cent under the Hodgman Liberal Government. Turnaround times for public housing properties now sits at 24.1 days, below the national benchmark [Read more]

North-West Centre to provide supported accommodation to young Tasmanians

Published: Thu 26 Apr 2018, 6:45pm

The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to providing more affordable housing options to help Tasmanians in need, including young people at risk of homelessness. Today I toured a wonderful new youth supported accommodation facility in [Read more]

East Coast to capitalise on Tasmania’s tourism success

Published: Thu 26 Apr 2018, 9:25am

The Hodgman Liberal Government’s vision is for Tasmania to be the environmental tourism capital of the world. I welcome the Glamorgan Spring Bay Council’s approval of a planning scheme amendment last night as a crucial [Read more]

Call for public assistance in eagle shooting investigation

Published: Thu 26 Apr 2018, 9:25am

The Minister for the Environment, Elise Archer has today called for public assistance in providing information relating to the fatal shooting of a Tasmanian Wedge Tailed Eagle in the State’s north. “The shooting of this [Read more]

New website helps builders and consumers

Published: Thu 26 Apr 2018, 9:25am

Information about consumer rights, product safety, renting and building is now easier to access following the launch of the new Consumer, Building and Occupational Services (CBOS) website: www.cbos.tas.gov.au The website is designed to deliver building [Read more]

Additional sailings of MV Bowen

Published: Thu 26 Apr 2018, 9:25am

In response to continued high demand for travel to Bruny Island this week, the MV Bowen will be in service to provide additional sailings. From tomorrow until Sunday 29 April the MV Bowen will operate [Read more]

ANZAC Day

Published: Thu 26 Apr 2018, 9:25am

With Anzac Day upon us, I encourage Tasmanians to attend their local service and give thanks for the sacrifice of our servicemen and women. This year’s Anzac Day will be the final in the Centenary [Read more]

Consultation kicks off on Brighton High School

Published: Thu 26 Apr 2018, 9:25am

Consultation will begin on a new Year 7-12 High School in Brighton, to meet growing demand and encourage even more Tasmanian students to complete Years 11 and 12. As part of our Job Ready Generation [Read more]

2018 WorkSafe Tasmania Awards Launch

Published: Thu 26 Apr 2018, 9:25am

Applications for the 2018 WorkSafe Tasmania Awards are now open, and I encourage eligible Tasmanian organisations and individuals to enter and receive recognition for their commitment to work health and safety. Held every two years, [Read more]

National Health Agreement ensures funding certainty to 2025

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018, 12:45pm

The Tasmanian Government has agreed to sign the National Health Agreement, a new funding agreement between the State and Federal Governments. Running from 2020-21 to 2024-25, the National Health Agreement will provide long-term funding certainty [Read more]

Free bus services for veterans this ANZAC Day

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018, 12:45pm

The Tasmanian Government will again offer free Metro bus travel on ANZAC Day to Veterans, War Widows and other service personnel. Providing this service continues this tradition over previous years, and is a small token [Read more]

Boosting Police numbers

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018, 12:45pm

The Hodgman Liberal Government is forging ahead with our commitment to boost police numbers by recruiting an additional 125 officers to keep Tasmanians safe. Today I announced the Government’s four-year Police Academy recruitment schedule. The [Read more]

New campaign to target affordable housing initiatives

Published: Tue 24 Apr 2018, 12:45pm

The Hodgman Liberal Government is delivering on another Housing Summit action with the launch today of a targeted awareness campaign. The multi-media campaign is aimed at informing and connecting Tasmanians in need with safe and [Read more]