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28 10, 2020

Supporting children and vulnerable adult victims and witnesses

By |2020-10-28T11:37:31+10:00Wednesday, 28 October 2020|

The Tasmanian Government is committed to making the criminal justice process easier for those who have been affected by crime. Today I was pleased to see the Evidence (Children & Special Witnesses) Amendment Bill also pass the Legislative Council. This Bill fulfils our commitment to implement the Royal Commission into [...]

27 10, 2020

Executive Director of WorkSafe Tasmania appointed

By |2020-10-27T09:13:23+10:00Tuesday, 27 October 2020|

I am pleased to announce that Robyn Pearce has been appointed the new Executive Director of WorkSafe Tasmania. Ms Pearce, who has been acting in the position since March this year, was formerly WorkSafe’s Director Industry Safety and has a strong background in strategy and people management across several State [...]

23 10, 2020

Live performances to restart under new framework

By |2020-10-26T09:31:57+10:00Friday, 23 October 2020|

Today’s announcement of the development of a Framework for COVID-19 Safe Events and activities in Tasmania, set to come into effect from 1 December, is great news for Tasmania’s cultural and creative sector. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of our most loved arts, cultural and creative, community and sporting [...]

22 10, 2020

Tasmanian drivers saving money on fuel

By |2020-10-23T09:45:17+10:00Thursday, 22 October 2020|

The Tasmanian Government’s FuelCheckTAS app has helped Tasmanian motorists save tens of thousands of dollars since being introduced in September. Figures from Consumer, Building and Occupational Services show a 23 cent per litre difference between the highest and lowest U91 fuel prices reported between September and October – a potential [...]

22 10, 2020

Investing in Tasmania’s iconic heritage sites

By |2020-10-23T09:40:34+10:00Thursday, 22 October 2020|

The Tasmanian Government is committed to protecting the State’s heritage values. This week I had the privilege of visiting two Tasmanian heritage sites (Clarendon House and Brickendon Estate) to view capital and conservation works being undertaken on these iconic properties. It was valuable to be able to see first-hand the works [...]

22 10, 2020

New initiative to keep Tasmanians safe at work

By |2020-10-23T09:39:50+10:00Thursday, 22 October 2020|

Ensuring Tasmanians are safe and healthy at work is a key priority for the Tasmanian Government. A new farm safety initiative aimed at reducing the risk of sexual harassment and other forms of bullying and harassment in rural Tasmanian workplaces has today been launched. Sexual harassment and bullying in the [...]

21 10, 2020

Urging Tasmanian businesses to stay COVID safe

By |2020-10-21T12:41:02+10:00Wednesday, 21 October 2020|

Tasmanians have played a crucial role in keeping themselves and their communities safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and our Government thanks everyone for their efforts so far. As we prepare to relax our border restrictions with low risk jurisdictions on 26 October, it’s important that all Tasmanian businesses review their [...]

21 10, 2020

Cameras rolling again on the West Coast

By |2020-10-21T09:28:43+10:00Wednesday, 21 October 2020|

The Tasmanian Government is proud to announce that our screen industry is back in production with SBS drama series The Tailings now shooting on location in Queenstown. The short-form mystery series follows a daughter’s investigation into her father’s death and takes place in her tight-knit, remote mining community in the [...]

20 10, 2020

The real facts on the Northern Regional Prison site

By |2020-10-20T15:13:00+10:00Tuesday, 20 October 2020|

The Tasmanian Government remains committed to delivering the Northern Regional Prison in an effective and timely manner, with this vital project set to create more than 1,000 jobs and deliver an economic boost of $500 million to the region. The Department’s due diligence work for the planning approvals process at [...]

20 10, 2020

Online WorkSafe Month proves popular

By |2020-10-20T11:28:41+10:00Tuesday, 20 October 2020|

WorkSafe Month has moved online for 2020, and it has proven extremely popular, with thousands of people registering for online webinars so far. The online delivery has been necessary due to COVID-19, but has resulted in an increased reach for the event, which has been a long-running initiative of the [...]

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