Peter Gutwein

Premier of Tasmania

Latest news

New police station for New Norfolk another step closer

Thursday 14 January 2021

Mark Shelton, Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Management

Construction work on a new police station in New Norfolk has officially started as part of the Tasmanian Liberal Government’s commitme...

More good news for wombat mange research

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Guy Barnett, Minister for Primary Industries and Water

The Tasmanian Liberal Government continues to work with researchers and community groups to support the ongoing management of wombat mange.T...

Positive job vacancy data confirms economic recovery

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Peter Gutwein, Premier & Treasurer

Today’s data on job vacancies from the Australian Bureau of Statistics is more confirmation that Tasmania’s economy continues to...

Update to Tasmanian travel restrictions

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Peter Gutwein, Premier

The health and safety of Tasmanians remains our number one priority as we continue to deal with the coronavirus pandemic by monitoring the s...

New management toolkit to help protect Little Penguins

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Guy Barnett, Minister for Primary Industries and Water

The Tasmanian Liberal Government takes the protection and safety of Little Penguins in Tasmania very seriously, and we are directing signifi...

Tasmania’s economic recovery continues

Tuesday 12 January 2021

Peter Gutwein, Premier

Strong results in a number of recent economic reports has confirmed Tasmania’s economy is continuing to recover from the COVID-19 pand...

State-of-the-art mineral science hub on way

Tuesday 12 January 2021

Guy Barnett, Minister for Resources

Tasmania will have expanded geotechnical testing capabilities, thanks to a $2.4 million upgrade to the Mineral Resources Tasmania Core Libra...

Tasmanians reminded to have a bushfire plan in place

Tuesday 12 January 2021

Mark Shelton, Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Management

I would like to thank Tasmanians for their vigilance during the total fire ban in our southern region which ended at 2am today, and particul...

Update for travellers from Greater Brisbane

Monday 11 January 2021

Sarah Courtney, Minister for Health

The health, safety and wellbeing of Tasmanians is the Tasmanian Liberal Government’s number one priority and I want to recognise the e...

Continuing to protect Tasmanians from COVID-19

Friday 8 January 2021

Peter Gutwein, Premier

The health and safety of Tasmanians remains our number one priority as we continue to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.Today’s lockd...

Winch training to help fight remote fires

Friday 8 January 2021

Roger Jaensch, Minister for Environment and Parks

Twenty-five Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) fire fighters are undertaking winch training to enable rapid attack of fires where acc...

Greater Brisbane declared a high risk area

Friday 8 January 2021

Peter Gutwein, Premier

Tasmania has declared Greater Brisbane a high risk area following the Queensland Government’s announcement of a three day lockdown of ...

New appointments to the Tasmanian Racing Appeal Board

Thursday 7 January 2021

Jane Howlett, Minister for Racing

I’d like to congratulate Dr Kim Backhouse and Mr Patrick O’Halloran on being appointed Deputy Chairpersons to the Tasmanian Raci...

Balancing the scales for farmers with financial stress

Thursday 7 January 2021

Guy Barnett, Minister for Primary Industries and Water

A new Tasmanian Farm Debt Mediation scheme will be developed to help farmers in financial stress work with their creditors. The scheme offer...

Men's Sheds Grants Program

Thursday 7 January 2021

Roger Jaensch, Acting Minister for Disability Services and Community Development

Twenty-five Tasmanian Men’s Sheds will share in $125,000 in funding to support shed development and to deliver projects that will bene...

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