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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, [...]

5 06, 2019

Next step in the National Redress Scheme

By |2019-06-05T13:00:28+10:00Wednesday, 5 June 2019|

Expressions of Interest have now opened to establish a register of providers to receive referrals and deliver counselling for eligible Tasmanian applicants under the National Redress Scheme. This is an important step toward delivering an important component of the National Redress Scheme. The register will identify practitioners as having appropriate [...]

23 05, 2019

2019-20 Budget: Serving up success for the Taste

By |2019-05-23T17:46:32+10:00Thursday, 23 May 2019|

The Taste of Tasmania will receive an additional $500,000 in the 2019-20 State Budget to support the iconic event for the next two years, which is enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of people each year. The funding will be provided to the Hobart City Council to support the ongoing success [...]

30 03, 2019

New Director of Legal Aid Commission appointed

By |2019-04-09T10:46:09+10:00Saturday, 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+10:00Friday, 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 [...]

13 03, 2019

Tasracing CEO

By |2019-03-20T10:01:12+10:00Wednesday, 13 March 2019|

I am pleased to announce the Tasracing board has appointed Mr Paul Eriksson to the position of Chief Executive Officer of Tasracing. Mr Eriksson has extensive leadership and financial management experience in a number of roles, including as General Manager- Finance and IT for Racing NSW and as the inaugural [...]

3 03, 2019

Vanessa Goodwin Scholarship

By |2019-03-06T15:25:14+10:00Sunday, 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 [...]

8 02, 2019

Measuring response to bullying behaviour

By |2019-02-08T15:48:41+10:00Friday, 8 February 2019|

As technology becomes increasingly intertwined with almost every aspect of our lives, so too can the reach of those who may seek to do others harm.  Social media and other technology means bullies can now have access to their victims 24 hours a day. As with so many social problems, [...]

24 01, 2019

Creative Boost for Bowen Road Primary students

By |2019-01-24T15:13:43+10:00Thursday, 24 January 2019|

Students at Bowen Road Primary School will have a greater opportunity to develop their creative flair thanks to a recent pouring of funds into the State’s youth arts sector. Six Tasmanian organisations will share in more than $200 000 of funding to help engage young people to build on their [...]

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