Will Hodgman

Premier of Tasmania

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Making the Court process easier for victims of sexual offences

Wednesday 9 August 2017

Matthew Groom, Acting Attorney-General

The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to better supporting victims of sexual offences under changes to the Criminal Code Act 1924 and ...

Better protection for police officers

Wednesday 9 August 2017

Rene Hidding, Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Management

The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to better protecting those who protect us, which is why we successfully legislated minimum manda...

New Acting Secretary of the Department of Justice

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Matthew Groom, Acting Attorney-General

Following the resignation of the Secretary of the Department of Justice, Mr Simon Overland, the Government has appointed Kathrine Morgan-Wic...

Work underway to make Tasmania the renewable energy battery of the nation

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Matthew Groom, Minister for Energy

Work is well underway to revitalise Tasmania’s iconic hydro generation system and cement Tasmania’s place as the renewable energ...

Labor’s internal brawl on pokies getting worse by the day

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Peter Gutwein, Treasurer

Labor’s internal brawl over pokies is getting worse, with Rebecca White’s own running mate in Lyons, Jen Butler, publicly callin...

Back to Parliament with lazy Labor lies

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Jacquie Petrusma, Minister for Human Services

Rebecca White must apologise to the Commissioner for Children and Young People, Mr Mark Morrissey for today’s baseless claim that the ...

Safe Pathways review finalised

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Jacquie Petrusma, Minister for Human Services

The Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services has advised that the review into Safe Pathways has been finalised.The Governmen...

Strong action to crack down on dangerous driving

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Matthew Groom, Acting Attorney-General

The Hodgman Liberal Government has today tabled new laws that will crack down on the scourge of dangerous driving.The consequences of danger...

31 more beds and treatment recliners to be opened at RHH and in the community

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

The Hodgman Liberal Government will open an additional 31 beds and treatment recliners at the Royal Hobart Hospital and in the community, in...

Government response to Coroner recommendations on baby Bjay

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Jacquie Petrusma, Minister for Human Services

In Parliament today I tabled a copy of the Government’s response to the Coroner’s recommendations on the death of Bjay Johnstone...

Glenorchy City Council

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Peter Gutwein, Minister for Planning and Local Government

On 8 February this year, I suspended the Glenorchy City Council aldermen for a period of six months. That suspension is due to end at midnig...

Another jump to the Green left by Ms White

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Michael Ferguson, Leader of Government Business in the House of Assembly

The inexperienced Labor leader Bec White continues to show she is hopelessly captured by the Greens, rushing to join the Greens in seeking t...

Tourism set to soar higher as direct flights from Adelaide cleared for take off

Monday 7 August 2017

Will Hodgman, Premier

Tasmania’s visitor economy is set for a major boost with Jetstar announcing it will commence direct flights between Adelaide and Hobar...

Labor in chaos – third shadow ministry in just six months

Monday 7 August 2017

Michael Ferguson, Leader of Government Business in the House of Assembly

There is no doubt that Labor are hopelessly split and riven with disunity.Today’s announcement of yet another shadow ministry reshuffl...

New Incat ferry showcases Tasmanian advanced manufacturing capability

Monday 7 August 2017

Matthew Groom, Minister for State Growth

It was my pleasure today to attend the launch of Incat’s latest Tasmanian-built Sydney ferry.This is the fourth completed ferry out of...

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