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5 04, 2019

Tasmanian cartoon hits Australian screens

By |2019-04-09T10:26:48+00:00Friday, 5 April 2019|

A brand new animated children’s television series Dumbotz created by an award-winning Tasmanian company premieres on Saturday morning. The Hodgman Liberal Government, through Screen Tasmania Product Investment program, has invested a total of $400,000 in the production, which is expected to inject $2.5 million into the local economy. As well [...]

4 04, 2019

Electoral Act Reform

By |2019-04-09T10:28:42+00:00Thursday, 4 April 2019|

The Electoral Amendment Bill today passed the Parliament, paving the way to modernise and streamline the electoral process for all Tasmanians. A significant aspect of this reform is the removal of the election day newspaper coverage ban, which has been widely supported by stakeholders and the broader community. Importantly, the [...]

2 04, 2019

Government welcomes feedback on Section 194K

By |2019-04-09T10:31:39+00:00Tuesday, 2 April 2019|

The Hodgman Liberal Government is calling for feedback on 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 [...]

1 04, 2019

Tasmania set to shine in new Stan series

By |2019-04-09T10:44:46+00:00Monday, 1 April 2019|

The Hodgman Liberal Government is proud to be contributing $1 million to the largest screen production to ever be filmed in our State. Crime drama series, The Gloaming is the latest creation from Tasmanian producer and writer Vicki Madden, following the success of her last television series The Kettering Incident. [...]

30 03, 2019

New Director of Legal Aid Commission appointed

By |2019-04-09T10:46:09+00:00Saturday, 30 March 2019|

Following an extensive selection process, I am pleased to announce Mr Vincenzo Caltabiano has been appointed to the position of Director at the Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania. Mr Caltabiano previously worked in private practice in Victoria from 1991 to 2008 before going on to hold a number of senior [...]

29 03, 2019

Expressions of interest sought for new southern Magistrate

By |2019-04-09T10:47:17+00:00Friday, 29 March 2019|

Expressions of Interest are being sought for a southern Magistrate. The Government is committed to ensuring all Tasmanian’s have access to an efficient and effective justice system. Expressions of interest advertisements will be placed in all major Tasmanian newspapers tomorrow. To be eligible for appointment, a candidate must be an [...]

28 03, 2019

Positive steps for the Orange-bellied parrot

By |2019-04-09T10:54:06+00:00Thursday, 28 March 2019|

A number of initiatives introduced by the Hodgman Liberal Government to support Orange-bellied parrots have resulted in increased fledgling numbers this season. The initiatives were actioned by the Orange-bellied Parrot Program, which is a conservation management program aimed at improving both the captive and wild populations. This season’s results included: [...]

28 03, 2019

New policy for government funding of organisations responsible for child sexual abuse

By |2019-04-09T10:52:45+00:00Thursday, 28 March 2019|

Last year, the Hodgman Liberal Government joined the National Redress Scheme and committed $70 million towards it. It is incumbent on all non-government institutions to also take responsibility for child abuse that occurred within their organisation, and ensure that these shameful practices are never repeated and that any child in [...]

25 03, 2019

Revamped Ten Days on the Island a success

By |2019-03-25T14:01:45+00:00Monday, 25 March 2019|

The new format for this year’s Ten Days on the Island festival has proved to be a roaring success, with thousands of Tasmanians and visitors sharing in the celebrations. The 2019 event was spread across three separate weekends in over fifty locations across Tasmania’s north-west (8-11 March), north-east (15-17 March) [...]

23 03, 2019

Improving energy efficiency in Tasmanian households

By |2019-03-25T14:09:55+00:00Saturday, 23 March 2019|

Tenders are now open for a service provider to deliver the Hodgman Liberal Government’s $850,000 Power$mart energy efficiency program for low income Tasmanian households. The program aims to assist Tasmanian low income households to save money on their power bills by reducing their energy usage while also reducing their greenhouse [...]

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