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Tasmanian Liberals

Confidence soars in Forestry Industry

Published: Mon 10 Sep 2018, 3:50pm

A new report confirms the strength of our forestry industry with more than 5700 direct and indirect Tasmanian jobs supported by the sector. “The socio-economic impacts of the forest industry- Tasmania” by the University of [Read more]

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Tasmanian artists going places with arts funding

Published: Mon 10 Sep 2018, 3:50pm

Twelve Tasmanian artists will receive funding of over $30 000 through Arts Tasmania’s latest funding round. The Hodgman Liberal Government is delivering on our long term Plan to improve the lives of Tasmanians, and this funding [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Growing our cycle tourism sector

Published: Mon 10 Sep 2018, 3:50pm

The Hodgman Liberal Government’s Cycle Tourism Strategy is growing the sector and creating jobs while highlighting the numerous benefits that cycling brings to Tasmania. Cycle tourism is one of the State’s strongest competitive advantages with [Read more]

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Liberals delivering on health, Labor focused on stunts and personal attacks

Published: Mon 10 Sep 2018, 3:50pm

Today’s stunt is simply Labor continuing to use Tasmania’s health system as a political football – this is the last thing Tasmanians want to see. Tasmanians expect politicians to get on with the job, and [Read more]

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National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse (Commonwealth Powers) Bill 2018 passes Lower House

Published: Wed 29 Aug 2018, 1:20pm

Today the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse (Commonwealth Powers) Bill 2018 passed the Lower House. This legislation is another critically important milestone that facilitates Tasmania’s formal participation in the National Redress Scheme. [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Cracking down on unexplained wealth

Published: Wed 29 Aug 2018, 10:15am

The Hodgman Liberal Government is pursuing our law and order agenda and that includes stronger tools for our police to crack down on serious and organised crime in Tasmania. I will soon be introducing a [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Women’s health service boost welcomed

Published: Wed 29 Aug 2018, 10:15am

Yesterday’s $7.2 million announcement will allow an estimated 900 additional procedures to be performed and will specifically target women who have waited the longest on the elective surgery waiting list for their procedures. It will [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

NAPLAN results show improvement and support further targeted investment

Published: Wed 29 Aug 2018, 10:15am

Tasmania’s 2018 preliminary NAPLAN results released today show the Hodgman Liberal Government is delivering on our commitment to improve education results in Tasmania. The results show Tasmania has improved in 6 assessments compared to the [Read more]

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Report shows drop in crime rate in Tasmania

Published: Wed 29 Aug 2018, 10:15am

Tasmania’s crime rate has dropped and clearance rates for total offences exceed 50 per cent for the first time in more than 45 years. The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to keeping Tasmanians safe, which [Read more]

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Further action on addressing family violence

Published: Wed 29 Aug 2018, 10:15am

Eliminating family violence remains a top priority for my Government. Today we will table legislation which will allow a Court to terminate a residential tenancy agreement without penalty when making a Family Violence Order. Under [Read more]


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