Will Hodgman

Premier of Tasmania

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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...

Somerset information session

Monday 7 August 2017

Joan Rylah, Liberal Member for Braddon

I would like to encourage those in the Somerset community to get along to the Waratah-Wynyard Council’s information sessions relating ...

More Labor chaos on Commissioner for Children and Young People role

Sunday 6 August 2017

Jacquie Petrusma, Minister for Human Services

Labor is a chaotic mess with a massive split emerging between Michelle O’Byrne and Josh Willie.On Thursday and Friday, Mr Willie calle...

Michelle O’Byrne needs to explain why she’s soft on crime

Sunday 6 August 2017

Sarah Courtney, Liberal Member for Bass

Michelle O’Byrne needs to explain to Tasmanians why she thinks it’s OK to commit a serious crime and escape with a ‘get ou...

$20 million energy rebate for Tasmanian businesses

Sunday 6 August 2017

Matthew Groom, Minister for Energy

The Hodgman Government continues to do all we can to keep power prices as low as possible.We recognise that the ongoing volatility in the na...

Parliament preview: Government to focus on law and order, TasWater takeover; Labor "knocking and blocking"

Sunday 6 August 2017

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

This week Parliament returns for the final session prior to the election due in March, and the Hodgman majority Liberal Government will be f...

TasWater legislation to be introduced into Parliament on Tuesday

Saturday 5 August 2017

Peter Gutwein, Treasurer

The Government understands that Tasmanians want better water and sewerage services and  that cost of living is a major concern for...

South Esk River access project enhances angling experience

Saturday 5 August 2017

Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Primary Industries and Water

Today marks the opening of the 2017-18 brown trout season and the Hodgman Liberal Government is a passionate supporter of Tasmania’s w...

New Collinsvale fire station ready to serve the community

Saturday 5 August 2017

Rene Hidding, Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Management

It was my pleasure today to officially open the brand new fire station for the Collinsvale brigade.With the old station being built in 1967,...

Government making progress on new beds, White’s whingeing won’t fix health issues

Saturday 5 August 2017

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

Ms White has not committed to open a single extra hospital bed, in fact the only beds she’s promised patients are in a hotel already f...

Labor back in bed with the Greens on cable car

Saturday 5 August 2017

Matthew Groom, Minister for State Growth

Comments in today’s Mercury* show that Labor has walked away from supporting a cable car on kunanyi/Mt Wellington and is getting back ...

Next step in phase out of suspended sentences

Saturday 5 August 2017

Matthew Groom, Acting Attorney-General

The Hodgman Liberal Government is delivering on our election commitment to phase out suspended sentences and replace them with a wider range...

Northern Tasmanian Councils Shared Services Study

Friday 4 August 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...

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