Will Hodgman

Premier of Tasmania

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Ministerial Statement on Health

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

*Check against delivery*Madam Speaker, I rise to update the House on the progress of our reforms to rebuild Tasmania’s health system &...

Community health forums hit the road

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

Tasmanians will have an opportunity to again participate in a discussion about the health system at public forums being held next week.I con...

Delivering more mental health beds

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

The Hodgman Liberal Government will build a brand new 12-bed dedicated mental health facility on a greenfield site at St John's Park in New ...

Further improving the RHH Redevelopment

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

Due to increasing demand on our health system, the Tasmanian Government is making some important improvements to the Royal Hobart Hospital R...

Pregnancy and infant loss deaths remembered

Monday 15 October 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

Today is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day and a chance for Tasmanians to recognise and talk about this devastating issue.Each year,...

Government to focus on health in Parliament

Sunday 14 October 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

The Hodgman Liberal Government considers health a key priority and that will be reflected in parliament this week.The Liberal Government has...

Facts on health

Wednesday 10 October 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

The Government has never shied away from the fact that demand pressure is growing, as it is in hospitals across Australia.That’s why w...

Delivering a Mental Health Peer Workforce Strategy

Wednesday 10 October 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

The Hodgman Liberal Government is partnering with the Mental Health Council of Tasmania to deliver the state’s first ever comprehensiv...

More Labor misinformation on mental health beds

Tuesday 9 October 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

Sarah Lovell has made an art form of spreading misinformation on mental health, even after her claims are corrected. We will not be downgrad...

Mental Health Week: Stronger Together

Monday 8 October 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

Mental Health Week is an important time to think about how we can look after our own mental health and that of those around us by being stro...

Mersey hospital helipad tender awarded

Saturday 6 October 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

Tasmanian firm AJR Constructions has been awarded the $2 million contract to build the Mersey Community Hospital helipad.Construction will b...

Suicide should never, ever, be politicised

Friday 5 October 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

It is disappointing to see Andrew Wilkie politicising such a serious issue and attempting to put political pressure on the Chief Coroner who...

LGH Ward 4K redevelopment a step closer

Thursday 4 October 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

Major excavation of the new Women’s and Children’s precinct site at the Launceston General Hospital is now complete and building...

Health funding

Monday 1 October 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

The Hodgman Liberal Government has made it clear we will continue to invest heavily in health and we would expect the Australian Medical Ass...

Health Dashboard update

Friday 28 September 2018

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

The latest Health Dashboard update includes data reflecting the lead up to the busy winter period.Pleasingly, there has been a reduction in ...

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