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Welcome home to our Commonwealth Games athletes

Published: Mon 30 Apr 2018, 9:50am

Today we officially welcome home Tasmania’s Commonwealth Games athletes who shone on the international sporting stage and did our State proud. The Tasmanian team of 14 athletes won 10 gold and four silver medals, making [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

More Correctional Officers to increase community safety

Published: Mon 30 Apr 2018, 9:50am

The ranks of the Tasmania Prison Service have again been boosted today with 23 new recruits graduating from the intensive recruit training course and joining the frontline. The new recruits join a dedicated workforce that [Read more]

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Turbo-charging Tasmanian agricultural education and training

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018, 12:45pm

Tasmania’s agricultural sector is booming and there is a clear need to turbo-charge training and workforce development to grow the sector and address the current skills shortage. As part of our election commitment, the Hodgman [Read more]

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Levelling the Playing Field

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018, 12:45pm

With female sport participation in AFL and cricket at an all-time high, the Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to ensuring girls and women have access to the facilities they need. That’s why we will invest [Read more]

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Housing supply stock increasing

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018, 12:45pm

The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to boosting the supply of new affordable housing to meet growing demand. Today, we are continuing the rollout of the 78 newly constructed two bedroom units to help ease Tasmania’s [Read more]

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Tasmania achieves zero net emissions for the first time

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018, 12:45pm

In a historic first, I am pleased to announce Tasmania has become the first jurisdiction in Australia to achieve zero net emissions. Emissions data released for 2015-16 confirms reported emissions have declined by 100 per cent from [Read more]

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OMCG Colours ban consultation phase

Published: Fri 27 Apr 2018, 12:45pm

As part of our 100 Day Plan, the Hodgman Liberal Government is taking action to ban Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs (OMCGs) from wearing bikie ‘colours’ in any public place as part of a range of measures [Read more]

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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]

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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]

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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]


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