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25 06, 2019

Disruptive union action causes prisons lockdown

By |2019-06-26T15:01:42+10:00Tuesday, 25 June 2019|

The decision by unions to go ahead with a ‘stop work’ meeting causing disruption to services at Tasmanian prisons is very disappointing. The Tasmania Prison Service (TPS) has advised that all prisons were subject to lockdowns with a night shift roster put in place during the industrial action. A number [...]

22 06, 2019

Former police officer joins Parole Board

By |2019-06-26T15:05:40+10:00Saturday, 22 June 2019|

A former police officer has been appointed to the Parole Board as part of the Hodgman Liberal Government’s commitment to ensuring a member with policing experience is represented. Retired Detective Inspector David Plumpton will take his place on the board from 1 July 2019, drawing on his strong policing background [...]

18 06, 2019

Tasmanian art in the international spotlight

By |2019-06-26T15:08:15+10:00Tuesday, 18 June 2019|

Three Tasmanian art galleries will showcase their works on an international stage later this year, thanks to the Hodgman Liberal Government’s new Art Fair Industry Development Initiative. We are committed to supporting our artists and arts communities, which is why we have dedicated $240,000 over three years to help represent [...]

13 06, 2019

Hobart City Council – Grant Rounds

By |2019-06-13T10:51:13+10:00Thursday, 13 June 2019|

The City of Hobart offers specific grant programs for events, community services and environmental activities. For each grant refer to the relevant guidelines and application forms for the program objectives, eligibility information and assessment criteria, available to download from each grant program page. At the City of Hobart we have 17 [...]

13 06, 2019

Tasmanian Men’s Shed Association (TMSA) Grants Program 2019-20

By |2019-06-13T10:48:37+10:00Thursday, 13 June 2019|

The Tasmanian Men's Shed Association (TMSA) Grants Program supports the sustainable development of Men's Sheds in Tasmania. The Grants Program supports capacity building and the sustainable development of Men’s Sheds in Tasmania. The Grants Program is open to TMSA members and non-TMSA member organisations that are able to demonstrate that [...]

7 06, 2019

Tasmanian art in the spotlight at Dark Mofo

By |2019-06-13T10:27:06+10:00Friday, 7 June 2019|

A major new contemporary art exhibition, Julie Gough: Tense Past opens at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) tonight as part of this year’s Dark Mofo festival. The Hodgman Liberal Government is a strong supporter of Dark Mofo and I am delighted that TMAG has once again been able [...]

6 06, 2019

Container Refund Scheme for Tasmania

By |2019-06-06T15:07:10+10:00Thursday, 6 June 2019|

The Tasmanian Government will implement a Container Refund Scheme (CRS) as part of its commitment to protect Tasmania’s unique natural environment, provide opportunities to community groups and local businesses, and to help maintain the Tasmanian brand. Drink containers currently account for around 41 percent of litter by volume in Tasmania, [...]

6 06, 2019

Prisoner literacy and communications program funded

By |2019-06-06T12:25:52+10:00Thursday, 6 June 2019|

An additional $150,000 will be provided to continue a program aimed at developing literacy and communication skills for men and women in Tasmanian prisons. The Chatter Matters Tasmania Just Time program was developed by 2017 Tasmanian Australian of the Year, Rosie Martin, which we were proud to fund last year [...]

6 06, 2019

Legal assistance for our most vulnerable

By |2019-06-06T09:30:24+10:00Thursday, 6 June 2019|

The Hodgman Liberal Government is a strong supporter of Tasmania’s legal assistance sector and 2019-20 State Budget includes record funding of $8.9 million for this purpose. Today, I am releasing the Evaluation of the Tasmanian Legal Assistance Sector, which is a report considering the appropriateness of funding allocations and services [...]

5 06, 2019

TasTAFE Campus for Risdon Prison

By |2019-06-05T16:03:26+10:00Wednesday, 5 June 2019|

A dedicated TasTAFE Campus will soon open at Risdon Prison to provide better learning pathways for inmates and increase the number of inmates participating in vocational training. The campus will run as part of a three-year memorandum of understanding between TasTAFE and the Department of Justice from July 2019, with [...]

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