Will Hodgman

Premier of Tasmania

Latest news

$2.9 million for training to address skill shortages

Friday 8 March 2019

Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Education and Training

A steady stream of skilled workers is central to Tasmania’s economic growth and social wellbeing.To support a skilled and productive w...

Ten Days on the Island begins

Friday 8 March 2019

Elise Archer, Minister for the Arts

I was delighted to officially open the 2019 Ten Days on the Island festival in Devonport this morning.For the first time this year’s e...

Celebrating female scientists at TMAG

Friday 8 March 2019

Elise Archer, Minister for the Arts

In celebration of International Women’s Day, the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is hosting a special program of talks and han...

Tasmanian produce showcased in Japan

Friday 8 March 2019

Will Hodgman, Premier & Minister for Trade

Tasmania’s valuable food and beverage industries have been centre stage at Tokyo’s FOODEX Expo, as part of the Tasmanian Governm...

REISSUE: Bushfire-affected Tasmanians urged to look after themselves

Thursday 7 March 2019

Members, Coordinator, Bushfire Recovery Taskforce

Tasmanians affected by the recent bushfires are being encouraged to look after their mental health and wellbeing.“Natural disasters ar...

Bushfire-affected Tasmanians urged to look after themselves

Thursday 7 March 2019

Members, Coordinator, Bushfire Recovery Taskforce

Tasmanians affected by the recent bushfires are being encouraged to look after their mental health and wellbeing.“Natural disasters ar...

Export growth remains strong

Thursday 7 March 2019

Will Hodgman, Premier & Minister for Trade

Tasmania continues to record impressive export growth, as shown in today’s ABS data.In the year to January, Tasmania exported $3.74 bi...

Tasmania records fastest rate of retail trade growth

Thursday 7 March 2019

Peter Gutwein, Treasurer

Tasmania’s record-breaking run of retail growth continues, with January 2019 marking the 51st consecutive month of growth.The ABS conf...

New teachers in our school farms

Thursday 7 March 2019

Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Education and Training

Tasmania’s school farms are being revitalised to provide the next generation of agricultural leaders with the skills they need to succ...

Teddy Sheean award review

Thursday 7 March 2019

Guy Barnett, Minister for Veterans' Affairs

I am delighted the Defence Honours Awards and Appeals Tribunal has accepted my application for a review into Teddy Sheean receiving a Victor...

Knocking down language barriers in Tasmania

Thursday 7 March 2019

Jacquie Petrusma, Minister for Disability Services and Community Development

Tasmania has a thriving multicultural community, however language remains a barrier for many in accessing essential services in Tasmania.For...

Tasmanian wine the toast of Japan

Wednesday 6 March 2019

Will Hodgman, Premier & Minister for Trade

Our state’s growing wine industry received another boost today with a showcase on Tasmanian sparkling and pinot noir presented to key ...

Updated 2019 Parliament sitting schedule

Wednesday 6 March 2019

Michael Ferguson, Leader of the House

Today, the Government has released the updated 2019 sitting schedule for the 49th Parliament.Following the necessary delay and prorogation o...

Lovell’s compulsive lies on abortion are misleading and must stop

Wednesday 6 March 2019

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

FACT: A low cost surgical termination service has been in operation in Tasmania since November last year, with referrals being received, and...

Welcome investment in the North West economy

Wednesday 6 March 2019

Guy Barnett, Minister for Primary Industries and Water

The Hodgman Liberal Government welcomes the announcement that McCain Foods will invest $37 million to upgrade its Smithton potato plant in N...

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