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Public forums on deer management changes

Wednesday 22 January 2020

Guy Barnett, Minister for Primary Industries and Water

The Gutwein majority Liberal Government is getting on with the job, delivering a range of measures to help farmers and land owners better ma...

Managing water resources during extreme dry conditions

Tuesday 21 January 2020

Guy Barnett, Minister for Primary Industries and Water

The Gutwein majority Liberal Government is taking action to ensure water resources are managed responsibly during extreme dry conditions to ...

Chief of Staff appointment

Tuesday 21 January 2020

Peter Gutwein, Premier

I confirm Andrew Finch has been appointed as my Chief of Staff.Andrew brings significant leadership and policy experience having held a numb...

Premier's Speech

Monday 20 January 2020

Peter Gutwein, Premier

Today my Parliamentary Liberal Party colleagues have elected me to be their leader and the 46th Premier of Tasmania.I am honored and privile...

Statement from the Government Whip

Monday 20 January 2020

John Tucker, Government Whip

Today I confirm the Tasmanian Parliamentary Liberal Party has unanimously endorsed Peter Gutwein MP as the new leader of the Parliamentary L...

Supporting skills to support the community

Sunday 19 January 2020

Roger Jaensch, Acting Minister for Education and Training

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is committed to ensuring Tasmania has the skilled workforce it needs to support our growing economy now and...

Making Marks - Travelling Art Exhibition

Sunday 19 January 2020

Roger Jaensch, Acting Minister for Education and Training

The Making Marks Travelling Art Exhibition will open in Burnie tomorrow, celebrating the art work and creativity of Tasmania’s young p...

Expanding bus concession fare eligibility

Saturday 18 January 2020

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport

The Tasmanian majority Liberal Government is delivering its long term plan to keep cost of living pressures low for Tasmanians by expanding ...

Tasmanian wine shines again

Friday 17 January 2020

Guy Barnett, Minister for Primary Industries and Water

(….strictly embargoed until 10.30pm on Friday January 17)The Tasmanian majority Liberal Government has been the strongest backer of t...

Supporting drought affected Tasmanian communities

Friday 17 January 2020

Guy Barnett, Minister for Primary Industries and Water

The Tasmanian majority Liberal Government is committed to supporting our farming and rural communities affected by severe dry conditions and...

Another Tassie tourism success story

Friday 17 January 2020

Will Hodgman, Premier & Minister for Tourism

Congratulations to world-renowned Pennicott Wilderness Journeys on the amazing new experience they’re offering to visitors to the magn...

Premier's Resignation Speech

Tuesday 14 January 2020

Will Hodgman, Premier

I am announcing today I will be resigning as a Member of our State Parliament, the Leader of the Liberal Party and the Premier of Tasmania.I...

Reckless stunts disregard production forest and workers

Monday 13 January 2020

Joan Rylah, Liberal Member for Braddon

Reckless protest stunts by the Bob Brown Foundation are blatantly disrupting work in our production forests and endangering workers.The fore...

Re-issued: Keeping downward pressure on cost of living for Tasmanians

Monday 13 January 2020

Guy Barnett, Minister for Energy

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is committed to keeping downward pressure on the cost of living for Tasmanians.We have a target to p...

New support for cultural land management

Monday 13 January 2020

Will Hodgman, Premier

Aboriginal cultural burning practices, undertaken for tens of thousands of years, have helped shape the Tasmanian landscape we know today.In...

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