Will Hodgman

Premier of Tasmania

18 results found:

Passage of sentencing reforms through committee stage welcomed

Wednesday 22 November 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for Justice

The Government thanks the Council for their support of this bill in its amended form.We have negotiated with the Council in good faith and i...

Labor need to reveal position on suspended sentence amendments

Friday 17 November 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for Justice

Labor need to stop playing silly political games and state their position on our amended suspended sentence legislation.As I said yesterday,...

Government working with Legislative Council to deliver important sentencing reforms

Thursday 16 November 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for Justice

The Government is working closely with the Legislative Council to deliver important sentencing reforms, including suspended sentences.Today,...

Tassal announcement welcomed

Monday 13 November 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for Environment and Parks

I welcome Tassal’s decision not to proceed with their application to pump treated waste into Macquarie Harbour.I had made it clear tha...

New EPA board members appointed

Monday 6 November 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for Environment and Parks

The Hodgman Liberal Government is pleased to announce the new Environment Protection Authority (EPA) board for the next three year term will...

Labor again refuse to stand up for victims

Thursday 2 November 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for Corrections

Rebecca White has once again refused to stand up for victims of crime after Labor confirmed they will vote against our plan to scrap remissi...

Better support for TPS staff

Thursday 2 November 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for Justice

The 2016-17 Department of Justice Annual Report has confirmed that the Government’s commitment to supporting our frontline staff is wo...

Labor’s proposed changes a sham designed to benefit only themselves and the Greens

Wednesday 1 November 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for Justice

All Tasmanians should be very concerned by Labor's "new" election and campaign finance policy which, if implemented, would enshrine a massiv...

Bill to abolish time limitation for child abuse cases passes lower house

Wednesday 1 November 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for Justice

I am very pleased the House of Assembly has today passed the Limitation Amendment Bill 2017, which will make it easier for victims of child ...

Crimes Assets Recovery Unit an outstanding success

Wednesday 1 November 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for Justice

The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to holding criminals to account, which is why we established a specialised unit to deal with une...

Abolition of suspended sentences bill one step closer

Tuesday 31 October 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for Justice

The removal of suspended sentences for serious sex offenders, drug traffickers and violent criminals is one step closer following the passin...

Bill tabled to remove remissions

Tuesday 31 October 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for Corrections

The Hodgman Liberal Government is acting on our commitment to prevent the early release of prisoners under remissions granted through the Co...

Historic Hobart Town painting on display at TMAG

Tuesday 31 October 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for the Arts

One of Australia’s most important early-European paintings of Hobart is now on display at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG)....

National spotlight on Tasmanian productions

Tuesday 31 October 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for the Arts

Tasmanian screen productions have received an unprecedented number of nominations for the national screen industry - the Australian Academy ...

Three Capes Track popularity growing

Friday 27 October 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for Environment and Parks

With 19,000 walkers expected by mid-November and strong forward bookings through summer, the Three Capes Track has been confirmed as the sta...

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