Premier of Tasmania

Will Hodgman

Premier of Tasmania

Media Releases

Lion decision very disappointing

Monday 8 February 2016

Today’s announcement by international company Lion concerning Launceston’s Boag’s Brewery is very disappointing.Jobs are t...

Lunar New Year

Sunday 7 February 2016

The Lunar New Year Festival is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate Tasmania’s Chinese community and its enormous contribution to the ...

Biomass for future renewable energy

Sunday 7 February 2016

The recent unprecedented events including the failure of Basslink and low rainfall has been challenging, and the Government is determined to...

Additional elective surgeries

Saturday 6 February 2016

The Hodgman Liberal Government is continuing the work rebuilding Tasmania’s health system.We have invested a record amount in our heal...

Tasmanian tourism is Australia’s best

Saturday 6 February 2016

Tasmania has been recognised as the greatest destination in the country at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards.Tasmanian operators won...

Retail record

Friday 5 February 2016

Today’s ABS retail figures show that retail turnover is soaring with Christmas spending the highest ever.At $487.8 million for Decembe...

Premier's message to Tasmanians