Will Hodgman

Premier of Tasmania

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Unemployment rate falls below six per cent

Thursday 16 February 2017

Peter Gutwein, Treasurer

The Hodgman Government is committed to growing the economy and reducing the unemployment rate.Today’s ABS unemployment figures show th...

Kicking new goals with the Premier's Reading Challenge

Thursday 16 February 2017

Will Hodgman, Premier

Reading is just like sport – the more you practice the better you get.That’s the message behind this year’s Premier’...

Entries open in Premier’s Literary Prizes

Thursday 16 February 2017

Will Hodgman, Premier

Tasmania has an abundance of literary talent that complements our growing arts sector.Submissions are now being called for the 2017 Premier&...

AFL’s lazy excuses

Thursday 16 February 2017

Sarah Courtney, Liberal Member for Franklin Liberal Member for Bass

Comments by departing AFL Chairman Mike Fitzpatrick that Tasmania’s north-south rivalry is why we don’t have our own team in the...

Salute Festa Italia

Wednesday 15 February 2017

Matthew Groom, Liberal Member for Denison

Tasmanians will be able to experience a true taste of Italian culture at this year’s Festa Italia street festival.Now in its eigh...

Fall of Singapore 75 years ago

Wednesday 15 February 2017

Sarah Courtney, Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the fall of Singapore during World War II.The Hodgman Liberal Government is a strident supporter of our ...

Job seekers to benefit under Growth Industries Program

Wednesday 15 February 2017

Matthew Groom, Minister for State Growth

The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to creating jobs in growing industries that will drive our state’s growth and productivity...

Tasmania’s representative at the Venice Biennale named

Wednesday 15 February 2017

Vanessa Goodwin, Minister for the Arts

I am delighted to congratulate Ruth Langford who has been selected as the Tasmanian Exhibition Team Leader at the 2017 Venice Biennale.Ruth ...

Middle Years Project supports literacy and numeracy outcomes

Wednesday 15 February 2017

Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Education and Training

The Hodgman Liberal Government has a long term plan to improve educational outcomes and ensure every Tasmanian student can look forward to a...

Mining Lease Granted to Stellar Resources

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Guy Barnett, Minister for Resources

There is no greater or more consistent supporter of Tasmania’s mining industry than the Hodgman Liberal Government.Today, I was please...

First police recruit course for 2017

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Rene Hidding, Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Management

The Hodgman Liberal Government is on track to restoring Tasmania Police numbers that were cut under the former Government.The first recruit ...

Shipping Service Boost for the North

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Rene Hidding, Minister for Infrastructure

Tasmanian exporters will receive a boost with the announcement that the world’s largest shipping line will make weekly trips into Bell...

Port Arthur Visitor Centre redevelopment begins

Monday 13 February 2017

Matthew Groom, Minister for Environment, Parks and Heritage

Port Arthur is one of Tasmania’s most iconic heritage tourism destinations and it is experiencing increased visitation under the polic...

Skills Fund open for more training places

Sunday 12 February 2017

Matthew Groom, Minister for State Growth

Applications are now open for the next round of the Skills Fund Demand Led program with up to $4.7 million available to support business and...

Growing economy drives $150 million budget boost

Sunday 12 February 2017

Peter Gutwein, Treasurer

Tasmania’s budget has been boosted by the growing Tasmanian economy, with an almost $150 million increase in receipts from conveyance ...

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