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Shorten’s contempt for Tasmania – forgets the North, crumbs for the South

Published: Mon 23 Apr 2018, 11:00am

Today’s visit by Bill Shorten shows that he’s just not serious about the needs of Tasmanians and that Rebecca White and her colleagues are completely ineffectual when it comes to standing up for our state. [Read more]

Delivering on our plan to take education to the next level

Published: Mon 23 Apr 2018, 11:00am

The Hodgman Liberal Government understands that there is no better foundation to build Tasmania's future on than education. That is why we made it a key priority to meet with the newly established Working Together [Read more]

More traffic relief for Sorell and Southern Beaches motorists

Published: Mon 23 Apr 2018, 11:00am

Traffic lights at the Hobart Airport roundabout or adding a second lane are among options the Hodgman Liberal Government will discuss with stakeholders in order to improve traffic flow and travel times for Sorell and [Read more]

Congratulations to Tasmania’s Young Achievers

Published: Mon 23 Apr 2018, 11:00am

On behalf of the Hodgman Liberal Government, congratulations to everyone nominated at the Tasmanian Young Achiever Awards 2018 for their outstanding contributions to the Tasmanian community. The Young Achiever Awards provide an excellent platform to [Read more]

Developing and supporting Tasmania’s thriving film, television and gaming industries

Published: Mon 23 Apr 2018, 11:00am

The Hodgman Liberal Government is a strong supporter of our cultural and creative industries, and is committed to the continued growth of our digital content sector. That is why the Government has invested $68,000 in [Read more]

Win for Tasmania at COAG Energy Council meeting

Published: Mon 23 Apr 2018, 11:00am

The Tasmanian Government is very pleased that the COAG Energy Council has agreed to progress development of the detailed design of the National Energy Guarantee. With our abundance of renewable energy, particularly Hydro generation, a [Read more]

Delivering on our commitments

Published: Mon 23 Apr 2018, 11:00am

The Hodgman Liberal Government is delivering on the commitments we made to Tasmanians in our 100 Day Plan. Our first 30 days following the return of Writs has seen important progress made with the drafting [Read more]

Government delivering on mental health commitments

Published: Fri 20 Apr 2018, 10:55am

The Hodgman Liberal Government is getting on with the job of delivering our long-term plan for Tasmanians and giving them the healthcare they deserve. As per our 100 day plan, developmental work to construct the [Read more]

Next steps to boost teacher workforce

Published: Fri 20 Apr 2018, 10:55am

The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to continuing to improve education in Tasmania, including working collaboratively with education workforce stakeholders on putting 250 teachers in our classrooms in 6 years, as outlined in our 100 [Read more]

More Tasmanians in full time work and record total employment

Published: Fri 20 Apr 2018, 10:55am

Labour force figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show full time employment in Tasmania has grown by 1,400 over the year to March 2018, with 500 full time jobs created last month. [Read more]

100 Day Plan: Family Violence Action Plan evaluation under way

Published: Fri 20 Apr 2018, 10:55am

The Liberal Government is continuing its commitment to address the scourge of family violence. Tasmania’s first comprehensive Family Violence Action Plan – Safe Homes, Safe Families – was released in August 2015, and has been [Read more]

Championing precision agricultural technologies

Published: Fri 20 Apr 2018, 10:55am

The technological future of Tasmanian agriculture is on show today at the annual Precision Agriculture Expo at the Hagley Farm School. The Expo combines machinery demonstrations with technology displays to showcase the most up to [Read more]

Parliament seating fiasco: Labor literally wants to get closer to the Greens

Published: Fri 20 Apr 2018, 10:55am

We’ve all seen Labor moving closer to the Greens under Rebecca White’s disastrous leadership, but reports today that Labor is fighting with Greens MP, Rosalie Woodruff about who gets to sit next to Cassy O’Connor [Read more]

Showcasing premium Tasmanian produce to Asia

Published: Thu 19 Apr 2018, 4:35pm

Tasmanian food and beverage products are the envy of the world and next week a Tasmanian delegation will showcase the best of Tasmania to a trade show in Singapore. From April 24-27 the delegation of [Read more]

Tackling youth homelessness

Published: Thu 19 Apr 2018, 4:35pm

The Hodgman Liberal Government is rolling out initiatives under our Affordable Housing Action Plan to help Tasmanians in need, including young people at risk of homelessness. Today, I toured the new nine unit youth at risk [Read more]