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9 02, 2019

Get behind Tasmania’s thoroughbred stars

By |2019-02-12T09:40:54+00:00Saturday, 9 February 2019|

Tasmanians can help get two of the State’s top thoroughbreds into one of the world’s richest races by voting for Mystic Journey and Hellova Street to make the field for the $5 million All Star Mile race at Flemington in March. The All-Star Mile is the only race in Australia [...]

9 02, 2019

Art Fair Industry Development Initiative

By |2019-02-12T09:39:37+00:00Saturday, 9 February 2019|

Tasmanian commercial art galleries will have the chance to showcase the work of local artists at two prestigious national art fairs, thanks to a new program by the Hodgman Liberal Government. Four grants of $20 000 each are available through Arts Tasmania’s Art Fair Industry Development Initiative, to help eligible [...]

7 02, 2019

Architect appointed for Bowen Road Primary School kindergarten

By |2019-02-07T14:48:10+00:00Thursday, 7 February 2019|

The Hodgman Liberal Government is making the biggest investment in school infrastructure for 20 years and this includes a new $1.4 million kindergarten facility for Bowen Road Primary School. I am pleased to announce the appointment of Morrison and Breytenback Architects who will design this brand new kindergarten facility with [...]

5 02, 2019

Tasmania dressed for success

By |2019-02-05T16:06:57+00:00Tuesday, 5 February 2019|

The Hodgman Liberal Government is proud to have partnered with David Jones to support their The Art of Living Autumn fashion campaign launch, the first time it has taken place outside of Melbourne or Sydney. The campaign is a great opportunity to showcase Tasmania’s vibrant reputation as a destination which [...]

5 02, 2019

Acting Judges reappointed

By |2019-02-05T15:56:19+00:00Tuesday, 5 February 2019|

I am pleased to announce the reappointment of Acting Judges Hon Brian Martin AO QC, Hon David Porter QC and the Hon Shane Marshall for a further two years. This decision was made following discussions with the Chief Justice on the needs of the Supreme Court moving forward, as well [...]

31 01, 2019

Ten Days on the Island

By |2019-02-05T15:52:44+00:00Thursday, 31 January 2019|

The Ten Days on the Island Festival has officially launched today marking the 10th anniversary since Australia's only statewide arts and cultural festival began. The Hodgman Liberal Government is proud to provide more than $5.36 million in funding over four years to support the festival, which helps strengthen Tasmania's arts [...]

30 01, 2019

Glenorchy CBD Revitalisation Project

By |2019-02-05T14:58:34+00:00Wednesday, 30 January 2019|

The Glenorchy CBD is set to receive another boost with work soon to commence on Stage 3 of the CBD Revitalisation Project following support from the Hodgman Liberal Government. Stage 3 will include further major works on Main Road, Glenorchy, following recent upgrades and the addition of enclosed cycle lanes [...]

27 01, 2019

Wolfe brothers lead the pack

By |2019-02-05T15:00:48+00:00Sunday, 27 January 2019|

Congratulations to Tasmania’s own Wolfe Brothers who took home four awards from five nominations last night at the 47th annual Golden Guitar Awards. The trio, Nick and Tom Wolfe and Brodie Rainbird dominated Australian country music's biggest night of the year, taking out song of the year and contemporary album [...]

26 01, 2019

Police experience on the Parole Board

By |2019-02-05T15:51:50+00:00Saturday, 26 January 2019|

The Hodgman Liberal Government is calling for expressions of interest from former police officers to join the Parole Board, following passage of legislation to amend the Corrections Act 1997. Including a member with policing experience is an important measure to ensure community safety remains at the core of any Parole [...]

23 01, 2019

Rosehaven Season Three preview

By |2019-01-24T15:11:58+00:00Wednesday, 23 January 2019|

I was delighted to attend an advanced screening of the first two episodes of Rosehaven Season Three tonight, alongside the production’s cast, crew and other members of the Tasmanian screen industry. Shot entirely in Tasmania, the Hodgman Liberal Government through Screen Tasmania invested $500 000 in Rosehaven Season Three, building [...]

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