Will Hodgman

Premier of Tasmania

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Special Energy Bonus extended

Saturday 18 November 2017

Guy Barnett, Minister for Energy

The Hodgman Liberal Government will extend the $125 Special Energy Bonus to even more Tasmanians doing it tough, including veterans, carers...

Hospitality and tourism driving Tasmania’s economic growth

Friday 17 November 2017

Peter Gutwein, Treasurer

New ABS figures released today show that under the Hodgman Government, the economy has grown by around 5 per cent.In the 12 months to June 2...

John Laing Professional Development Awards

Friday 17 November 2017

Members, Nic Street, Liberal Member for Franklin

**Strictly embargoed until 7pm**Congratulations to the four Tasmanian recipients of the national John Laing Professional Development Awards....

REISSUED - Tasmanian Australian of the Year

Friday 17 November 2017

Will Hodgman, Premier

Congratulations to arts charity leader, theatre director and writer, Scott Rankin, our 2018 Tasmanian Australian of the Year.Scott co-founde...

Tassal shift to oceanic farming welcomed

Friday 17 November 2017

Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Environment and Parks Minister for Primary Industries and Water

The Hodgman Liberal Government welcomes today’s announcement by Tassal of their plans to retire several of their inshore leases.Minist...

Safer Bass Highway intersections for Latrobe and Wynyard

Friday 17 November 2017

Members,

Darren Chester, Minister for Infrastructure and TransportRene Hidding, Tasmanian Minister for InfrastructureSenator Jonathon Duniam, Se...

Healthy choices for all Tasmanian kids

Friday 17 November 2017

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health

The Healthy Kids Toolkit, launched today is a new preventative health initiative to help children stay healthy for life.With more than 67 pe...

Labor need to reveal position on suspended sentence amendments

Friday 17 November 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for Justice

Labor need to stop playing silly political games and state their position on our amended suspended sentence legislation.As I said yesterday,...

Re-issued: Labor back-flip on Coordinator General

Friday 17 November 2017

Sarah Courtney, Liberal Member for Bass

Labor’s backflip on closing the Office of the Coordinator-General is welcome.Labor, however, must now explain how it will fund the Off...

Glenorchy City Council Board of Inquiry report

Friday 17 November 2017

Peter Gutwein, Minister for Planning and Local Government

I can confirm that the Government has now received the Board of Inquiry report into the Glenorchy City Council.I will now give the report th...

Labor back-flip on Coordinator General

Friday 17 November 2017

Sarah Courtney, Liberal Member for Bass

Labor’s backflip on closing the Office of the Coordinator-General is welcome.Labor, however, must now explain how it will fund the Off...

TasWater ownership report

Friday 17 November 2017

Peter Gutwein, Treasurer

I note that the Legislative Council Select Committee on TasWater Ownership has handed down its final report.The report does not make any rec...

Government working with Legislative Council to deliver important sentencing reforms

Thursday 16 November 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for Justice

The Government is working closely with the Legislative Council to deliver important sentencing reforms, including suspended sentences.Today,...

Third best ever month for Tasmanian jobs

Thursday 16 November 2017

Roger Jaensch, Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business, Trade, and Red Tape Reduction

The number of jobs in Tasmania is holding steady at near record levels according to ABS data released today.In October this year, 245,300 Ta...

New Multicap Tasmania Group Home

Thursday 16 November 2017

Sarah Courtney, Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier

The opening today of Multicap Tasmania’s new Group Home in Launceston will provide state-of-the-art specialist accommodation for four ...

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