Will Hodgman

Premier of Tasmania

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Celebrating the achievements of landcarers

Saturday 2 December 2017

Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Primary Industries and Water

Many Tasmanians go above and beyond in caring for the land and the 2017 Landcare Tasmania Awards recognise these achievements.The Hodgman Li...

Building approvals go from strength to strength

Saturday 2 December 2017

Guy Barnett, Minister for Building and Construction

Building approvals are going through the roof, signifying business and investor confidence in Tasmania under the Hodgman Liberal Government....

New laws to resolve problem trees and hedges now in effect

Friday 1 December 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for Justice

In a win for home owners, the Hodgman Liberal Government’s Neighbourhood Disputes (Vegetation) Bill 2016 has officially taken effect f...

White finally admits Labor closed mental health beds

Friday 1 December 2017

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

Rebecca White has finally admitted on radio that a decrease in mental health beds occurred under Labor after one year of lying to Tasma...

TasWater price increase

Friday 1 December 2017

Peter Gutwein, Treasurer

Tasmanians struggling under the rising cost of living has been dealt another blow with confirmation that water prices will rise by over four...

Mike Blake to become new TasTAFE chair

Thursday 30 November 2017

Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Education and Training

Today I am pleased to announce that former Auditor-General of Tasmania, Mike Blake, will join the TasTAFE board and become Chair.Mr Blake is...

Working with councils to deliver better services for the North West

Thursday 30 November 2017

Peter Gutwein, Minister for Planning and Local Government

The Government is working with councils across the State on how to deliver the best possible local government services at the lowest possibl...

$150,000 to fund NatureTrackers project

Thursday 30 November 2017

Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Education and Training

The Hodgman Liberal Government understands the importance of education in giving students the skills they need to succeed in life and contri...

FPA Annual Report

Thursday 30 November 2017

Guy Barnett, Minister for Resources

The Forest Practice Authority (FPA) Annual Report provides further confirmation of the forestry industry turnaround under the Hodgman Libera...

Sarah Hawe and Rebecca Van Asch share Athlete of the Year Award

Wednesday 29 November 2017

Will Hodgman, Premier

Congratulations to rower Sarah Hawe and lawn bowler Rebecca Van Asch who have been named joint winners of the 2017 Tasmanian Athlete of the ...

Bill to abolish time limitations for child abuse cases passes Parliament

Wednesday 29 November 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for Justice

I am very pleased the Hodgman Liberal Government has delivered on its commitment to make it easier for victims of child abuse to seek damage...

Labor desperation on minority government

Wednesday 29 November 2017

Adam Brooks, Liberal Member for Braddon

In Labor’s latest attempt to hide the fact they will do another deal with the Greens, they have tried to misquote me.What I actually s...

AIHW report reflects increasing ED presentations

Wednesday 29 November 2017

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report reflects the increase in presentations at Tasmania’s emergency departments.Media...

Bill for stronger parole and bail laws for terrorism-related offences

Wednesday 29 November 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for Justice

The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to keeping Tasmanians safe from the threat of terrorism.While I want to assure the community the...

Loophole remains for off duty police assaults

Wednesday 29 November 2017

Rene Hidding, Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Management

I am very disappointed the Government’s legislation to extend mandatory sentencing provisions for serious assaults against off-duty po...

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