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8 07, 2019

Quad bike safety sessions and rebate commences

By |2019-07-10T10:44:25+10:00Monday, 8 July 2019|

The Hodgman Liberal Government is taking action to improve quad bike safety in Tasmania. The series of sessions launched today will be held around the State, aimed at increasing education and awareness to ensure farmers can continue to use quad bikes as an important piece of farming equipment, in a [...]

6 07, 2019

Government to review submissions on Section 194K

By |2019-07-10T10:45:49+10:00Saturday, 6 July 2019|

Submissions have now closed in response to the Discussion Paper into Section 194K of the Evidence Act 2001. Section 194K of the Evidence Act 2001 currently prohibits the identification of complainants in sexual offence proceedings, including when the person is an adult at the time of publication and consents to being identified, [...]

5 07, 2019

Improving household energy efficiency

By |2019-07-10T10:52:51+10:00Friday, 5 July 2019|

Despite Tasmania’s low cost, reliable clean energy market being the envy of the nation, some Tasmanian families struggle to make ends meet when it comes to paying their power bill. To assist low income households with saving money on their power bills by reducing energy usage, the Government has awarded [...]

5 07, 2019

Melbourne Cup tour kicks off in Tasmania

By |2019-07-10T10:47:46+10:00Friday, 5 July 2019|

As Minister for Racing in the Hodgman Liberal Government, it is my pleasure to welcome the iconic Melbourne Cup today in Hobart as part of its annual international tour. Tasmania is particularly honoured to be selected as the first leg of the 2019 tour, with the Cup visiting all corners [...]

4 07, 2019

LGAT votes to support survivors of child sexual abuse

By |2019-07-10T10:59:57+10:00Thursday, 4 July 2019|

The Hodgman Liberal Government welcomes the unanimous decision by Tasmania's local councils to join the National Redress Scheme. It is incumbent on all institutions to take responsibility for any child abuse that occurred within their organisations, and the decision by local government follows discussions between the State and local government [...]

3 07, 2019

Tasmania’s housing and construction industry remains strong

By |2019-07-10T11:03:22+10:00Wednesday, 3 July 2019|

As the new Minister for Building and Construction, it is fantastic to see the latest ABS figures released today, confirming Tasmania has the strongest growth in the number of dwelling approvals in Australia, demonstrating the Hodgman Liberal Government’s plan to support the building industry is working. Not only did dwelling [...]

28 06, 2019

Improving access to justice for child abuse survivors

By |2019-06-28T10:19:00+10:00Friday, 28 June 2019|

The Hodgman Liberal Government is today releasing a Bill for consultation to amend the Civil Liability Act 2002 and the Limitation Act 1974 to enable and enhance access to justice for survivors of child abuse. The Justice Legislation (Organisational Liability for Child Abuse) Amendment Bill 2019 delivers on a key [...]

27 06, 2019

Festival of Voices to serenade our State

By |2019-06-28T10:21:11+10:00Thursday, 27 June 2019|

Tasmania’s much-loved carnival of song, Festival of Voices, is back for another year, with festivities for the 2019 iteration kicking off tomorrow. Now in its 15th year, the festival has become one of our State’s favourite winter traditions, bringing visitors to Tasmania and encouraging locals to embrace the cooler months. [...]

27 06, 2019

Ombudsman re-appointed

By |2019-06-28T09:43:59+10:00Thursday, 27 June 2019|

I am pleased to announce that Richard Connock has been re-appointed to the position of Ombudsman ensuring the continuity of the operation of the Office of the Ombudsman and the related roles. Mr Connock has served in this position, which incorporates the roles of Health Complaints Commissioner, Custodial Inspector, Principal [...]

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