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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]

Labor shows its true colours

Published: Thu 16 Aug 2018, 12:55pm

The Tasmanian Government makes no apology for taking strong action to protect people from the scourge of drugs and violence. The Police Offences Amendment (Prohibited Insignia) Bill 2018 is set to be debated next week [Read more]

Bookings open for second meningococcal vaccine clinic

Published: Thu 16 Aug 2018, 12:55pm

Eligible Tasmanians in all regions who haven’t yet received their free meningococcal ACWY vaccination are encouraged to do so. Bookings are now open for a second free public clinic at the Derwent Entertainment Centre this [Read more]

New jobs to further strengthen biosecurity

Published: Thu 16 Aug 2018, 12:55pm

Protecting Tasmania’s growing agriculture sector is one of the Hodgman Liberal Government’s highest priorities which is reflected by the advertisement today of six new Biosecurity Tasmania jobs based in the north. These new jobs are [Read more]

Telehealth reducing travel time and costs in rural Tasmania

Published: Thu 16 Aug 2018, 12:55pm

More Tasmanians will be able to access their health appointments locally with the rollout of video-enabled Computers on Wheels (CoWs). This is part of the Hodgman Liberal Government’s commitment to providing the right clinical care [Read more]

Wage negotiations with HACSU commence

Published: Wed 15 Aug 2018, 9:50am

Wage negotiations have commenced with the Health & Community Services Union (HACSU). The Hodgman Liberal Government values the hard work and commitment from Tasmania’s paramedics, and we have employed new ambulance crews, one in each [Read more]

National Energy Guarantee Update

Published: Wed 15 Aug 2018, 9:50am

The National Energy Guarantee has taken an important step forward after it was strongly endorsed by the Coalition party room today in Canberra. It’s now up to Labor to endorse this nation-leading reform to ensure [Read more]

Tasmania leading the nation in business conditions

Published: Wed 15 Aug 2018, 9:50am

Tasmania’s business conditions are the most favourable in the nation according to the latest NAB Monthly Business Survey. The Survey defines business conditions as relating to trading, profitability and employment and found that business condition [Read more]