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8 03, 2019

Food Lab cooks up another season

By |2019-03-20T09:55:31+00:00Friday, 8 March 2019|

Today in Devonport I was delighted to visit the studio set of television show Food Lab 3, less than two weeks before the new season is broadcast nationally. The Hodgman Liberal Government, through Screen Tasmania, invested $73,000 in the third season of this innovative show, following the $85,000 investment we [...]

8 03, 2019

Ten Days on the Island begins

By |2019-03-20T09:52:58+00:00Friday, 8 March 2019|

I was delighted to officially open the 2019 Ten Days on the Island festival in Devonport this morning. For the first time, this year’s event will spread the action across three separate weekends in Tasmania’s north-west (8-11 March), north-east (15-17 March) and south (22-24 March). With the festival opening on [...]

8 03, 2019

Celebrating female scientists at TMAG

By |2019-03-20T09:50:50+00:00Friday, 8 March 2019|

In celebration of International Women’s Day, the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is hosting a special program of talks and hands-on activities, highlighting the achievements of female palaeontologists and earth scientists. The Girls Dig Dinosaurs event on Saturday, 9 March is part of the public program for TMAG’s current [...]

5 03, 2019

Legal assistance for vulnerable Tasmanians

By |2019-03-06T15:04:08+00:00Tuesday, 5 March 2019|

The Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania and the Magistrates Court of Tasmania will receive funding for important projects under the 2019 Solicitors’ Guarantee Fund Grants. More than $2 million will be distributed to 12 organisations across the State, confirming the Hodgman Liberal Government’s commitment to improving our justice system and [...]

3 03, 2019

Vanessa Goodwin Scholarship

By |2019-03-06T15:25:14+00:00Sunday, 3 March 2019|

On the anniversary of her passing, it is a privilege to announce a special scholarship in honour of the late Dr Vanessa Goodwin, our dear friend and colleague. The Dr Vanessa Goodwin Law Reform Scholarship will be targeted at undergraduates at the University of Tasmania with a demonstrated interest in [...]

3 03, 2019

Estia Festival 2019

By |2019-03-06T15:21:16+00:00Sunday, 3 March 2019|

This year’s Estia Greek Festival marks 26 years since the event began celebrating the culture, heritage, and tradition of our Australian Greek Community. The Hodgman Liberal Government is proud to fund the Festival, and this year we provided $13,000 towards celebrations. Events celebrating the many vibrant cultures in Tasmania are [...]

2 03, 2019


By |2019-03-06T15:28:38+00:00Saturday, 2 March 2019|

The Australian Electric Vehicle Association's 'try an electric vehicle' event was held today providing an opportunity to find out more about electric vehicles. Electrikhana was on in Hobart and gave Tasmanians the change to experience a test drive, as a driver or passenger. Electric vehicles, powered by Tasmania’s renewable energy, [...]

2 03, 2019

Mystic Journey makes history

By |2019-03-06T15:27:33+00:00Saturday, 2 March 2019|

Congratulations to one of Tasmania’s star thoroughbreds, Mystic Journey on winning the Australian Guineas in Melbourne today. This marks a historic day for Tasmania as the three-year-old filly is the first Tasmanian-trained horse to win a group 1 race on the mainland. It’s great to see Tasmanian horses making their [...]

27 02, 2019

Lambs of God selected for Series Mania

By |2019-03-06T15:32:50+00:00Wednesday, 27 February 2019|

A gripping new four-part drama Lambs of God which was partially shot in Tasmania will premiere in Official Competition at the world’s most prestigious television festival, Series Mania, in March. The Hodgman Liberal Government, through Screen Tasmania, provided $50,000 to Lambs of God, which showcases the rugged Tasmanian wilderness and [...]

26 02, 2019

Major new arts partnership announced

By |2019-03-06T15:34:46+00:00Tuesday, 26 February 2019|

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) and the City of Hobart have today launched a new long-term arts partnership, replacing the former City of Hobart Art Prize. Hobart Current is a major biennial program which will culminate in an exhibition at TMAG every two years as part of a [...]

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