Will Hodgman

Premier of Tasmania

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Glenorchy City Council

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Peter Gutwein, Minister for Planning and Local Government

I note that today the Legislative Council has supported our legislation to provide certainty for the people of Glenorchy, which will mean a ...

Tasmanian Public Service recognised at national awards

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Will Hodgman, Premier

The Tasmanian Government’s nation-leading Family Violence Action Plan has been recognised at the Prime Minister’s Awards for Exc...

2017 sparkling festival starts with a bang

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Members, Liberal Member for Franklin

**EMBARGOED UNTIL 8PM TONIGHT**Bottles of Tasmania’s best bubbly will be flowing as the Effervescence Tasmanian Sparkling Festival kic...

West Coast to become Tasmania’s next iconic drive destination

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Will Hodgman, Premier

Tasmania’s spectacular West Coast is set to become Tasmania’s next iconic drive.Developing and branding a unique drive experienc...

Recognising excellence in STEM in 2017

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Information Technology and Innovation

Congratulations to Tasmania’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) leaders recognised at the second annual Tasmania...

No school bus fare increase for 2018

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Rene Hidding, Minister for Infrastructure

The Hodgman Government is very concerned about the cost of living for Tasmanian families.We know that even a small increase such as this has...

Auditor-General’s report justifies Government’s TasWater takeover plan

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Peter Gutwein, Treasurer

The Auditor-General’s report released today justifies the Government’s TasWater takeover plans.We already have independent repor...

Major milestone clears the way for Wild Cattle Hill windfarm construction

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Guy Barnett, Minister for Energy

The Wild Cattle Hill windfarm has passed another major milestone today, with TasNetworks and the proponent, Goldwind Australia, signing the ...

Small Business Roadshow a huge success

Tuesday 14 November 2017

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

Small businesses are incredibly important to the Tasmanian economy and a series of forums on the North-West Coast this week has put them in ...

First of 100 new Metro buses complete

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Rene Hidding, Minister for Infrastructure

The first of 100 new Metro buses has rolled off the production line and will soon enter the fleet, signalling more jobs for the North West c...

Innovation agenda for growing Tasmanian agriculture mapped

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Primary Industries and Water

The Hodgman Liberal Government has a vision to sustainably grow the value of Tasmanian agriculture to $10 billion by 2050.Today I launched t...

Securing Oceania titles a boost for tourism and jobs

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Sarah Courtney, Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier

The Hodgman Liberal Government has a strong reputation for supporting top tier sports events to help boost tourism and jobs in regional Tasm...

Tassal announcement welcomed

Monday 13 November 2017

Elise Archer, Minister for Environment and Parks

I welcome Tassal’s decision not to proceed with their application to pump treated waste into Macquarie Harbour.I had made it clear tha...

Fighting for Tasmania’s fair share of GST

Monday 13 November 2017

Peter Gutwein, Treasurer

The Hodgman Government will always fight for Tasmania’s fair share of the GST.The Productivity Commission’s review into the meth...

Police statement

Monday 13 November 2017

Jacquie Petrusma, Minister for Human Services

I note today's statement from Tasmania Police regarding the tragic death of an infant in Launceston earlier this year.As I said at the time,...

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