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18 05, 2019

Southern Remand Centre tenders sought

By |2019-05-21T10:57:57+10:00Saturday, 18 May 2019|

Tenders are being sought for the first stage of works for the $70 million Southern Remand Centre as part of the Hodgman Liberal Government’s plan to keep Tasmanians safe. The Southern Remand Centre will be built on the Risdon Prison site and designed to separate remandees from the general prison [...]

17 05, 2019

Tasmanian artists jetting off to South Korea

By |2019-05-21T11:04:39+10:00Friday, 17 May 2019|

Two Tasmanian artists are set to experience the trip of a lifetime as they each spend six weeks immersing themselves in the arts and cultural sector of South Korea. Dr Veronica Kent from Simpsons Bay and Nadege Philippe-Janon of West Hobart are the successful applicants for the 2019 Arts Tasmania [...]

16 05, 2019

Rare Tasmanian Aboriginal portraits unveiled

By |2019-05-21T10:59:50+10:00Thursday, 16 May 2019|

It was my pleasure to unveil two highly significant sketches of Tasmanian Aboriginal men today at the Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts in Hobart. The extremely rare portraits are of immense cultural significance to Tasmania, and have led to considerable local and national interest. The drawings, by artist [...]

15 05, 2019

Support for Tasmanian Aboriginal artists

By |2019-05-21T11:06:07+10:00Wednesday, 15 May 2019|

Four Tasmanian Aboriginal artists will be supported by the Hodgman Liberal Government to enrich and develop their skills, through the latest Arts Tasmania funding round. The Tasmanian Aboriginal Arts Mentoring Scheme will provide four talented artists with a share of $40 000 in creative development funding, with a focus on supporting [...]

14 05, 2019

Tasmanian artists exploring interstate and international opportunities

By |2019-05-21T11:01:09+10:00Tuesday, 14 May 2019|

The Hodgman Liberal Government has committed more than $50 000 to helping Tasmanian artists and arts organisations connect with their interstate and international counterparts through Arts Tasmania’s latest funding round. Six Artsbridge program recipients will share in more than $36 000 - allowing them to participate in exciting opportunities interstate and overseas, [...]

11 05, 2019

Tasmania Prison Service recruit graduation

By |2019-05-21T11:02:52+10:00Saturday, 11 May 2019|

A total of 24 new graduates were officially sworn in as Correctional Officers today as part of the Hodgman Liberal Government’s commitment to keep all Tasmanians safe. This ceremony brings the total number of new Correctional Officers employed by the Government since 2016 to 107. Each graduate underwent 13 weeks [...]

4 05, 2019

Targa a roaring success

By |2019-05-06T10:22:42+10:00Saturday, 4 May 2019|

Targa Tasmania is an iconic, world-class event that the Tasmanian Government has proudly supported since it began in 1992, which has attracted tens of thousands to Tasmania each year. The event is an important feature of the State’s event calendar, and one of Tasmania’s major sporting event attractions which builds [...]

2 05, 2019

Labor fails the community and workers, again

By |2019-05-06T10:21:29+10:00Thursday, 2 May 2019|

Labor’s pattern of contempt for the views of the community continues as they confirm their opposition to our Bill to guarantee mandatory minimum sentences for serious assaults against nurses, paramedics, correctional officers and other frontline workers. Debate has begun on the Sentencing Amendment (Assault of Certain Frontline Workers) Bill 2019, and the [...]

1 05, 2019

Labor remains soft on crime

By |2019-05-06T10:24:54+10:00Wednesday, 1 May 2019|

If Labor are serious about being tough on crime, they should not only support our mandatory minimum sentence Bills but they should also support our policy to improve Tasmania’s dangerous criminal framework. Our commitment is to improve the Dangerous Criminal provisions to increase their flexibility to ensure courts can apply [...]

1 05, 2019

Labor refuses to support guaranteed jail time for child sex offenders

By |2019-05-06T10:15:02+10:00Wednesday, 1 May 2019|

In the latest of their series of political stunts this week, Labor is now seeking to avoid voting before the Legislative Council elections on the Government’s Bill for mandatory minimum sentences for serious sexual assaults against children. It is an absolute disgrace for Labor to try and kill debate on [...]

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