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10 10, 2019

Retail lease legislation review

By |2019-10-22T15:16:40+10:00Thursday, 10 October 2019|

Tasmanians with an interest in retail lease arrangements are being asked to provide submissions to a comprehensive review of Tasmania’s retail lease legislation. Other states and territories have been updating their retail lease legislation after a major review of retail tenancy leases in Australia conducted by the Productivity Commission. There [...]

3 09, 2019

New Magistrate for Southern Tasmania

By |2019-09-05T13:07:50+10:00Tuesday, 3 September 2019|

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is committed to ensuring that Tasmanians have access to an effective and efficient justice system. As the Attorney-General it gives me great pleasure to announce that Mr Robert Webster has now been formally appointed by Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner, AC, Governor of [...]

30 08, 2019

Building approvals through the roof

By |2019-08-30T16:36:50+10:00Friday, 30 August 2019|

The ABS figures released today for July 2019 confirms Tasmania’s housing sector remains the strongest in the nation, with more to come. In the year to July 2019 there were 3137 dwellings approved in Tasmania, an increase of 5.8 per cent compared to the previous year. In fact, Tasmania was [...]

28 08, 2019

Record number of entries for 2019 Premier’s Literary Prizes

By |2019-08-29T11:49:53+10:00Wednesday, 28 August 2019|

The 2019 Tasmanian Premier’s Literary Prizes have attracted a record number of entries, a clear demonstration of the talent and enthusiasm across Tasmania’s literary sector, which is an important and valued part of our arts sector. The judges have been busy reading a total of 198 books, manuscripts and writing [...]

28 08, 2019

Tasmania’s building and construction boom

By |2019-08-29T11:48:03+10:00Wednesday, 28 August 2019|

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is a strong supporter of our building and construction sector, and we are committed to maintaining the momentum and investing for further growth, to create more jobs across the industry. Tasmania’s building and construction sector continues to lead the nation as indicated by June 2019 [...]

24 08, 2019

Tasmanian artists to inspire the next generation

By |2019-08-28T12:27:38+10:00Saturday, 24 August 2019|

Four Tasmanian artists will share their talents with secondary students across the State thanks to the latest round of the Hodgman Liberal Government’s Education Residencies program. Funding of $40,000 will allow the artists to take up residencies at Hobart College, Launceston Grammar, Rosny College and Don College between February and [...]

21 08, 2019

The Nightingale soars onto Tasmanian screens

By |2019-08-28T12:35:13+10:00Wednesday, 21 August 2019|

Tasmania’s screen industry continues to shine with tonight marking the state premiere of the highly-anticipated feature film The Nightingale. The Hodgman majority Liberal Government supported the film with a $250,000 investment which has resulted in an injection of $4.5 million into the local economy and employed more than 70 Tasmanians [...]

1 08, 2019

Dr Vanessa Goodwin Scholarship opens

By |2019-08-02T09:27:39+10:00Thursday, 1 August 2019|

A special scholarship in honour of Dr Vanessa Goodwin has opened with undergraduates at the University of Tasmania encouraged to apply. The scholarship is targeted at students with a demonstrated interest in law reform, as part of a partnership between the Tasmanian Government and the University of Tasmania. Vanessa was [...]

3 07, 2019

Tasmania’s housing and construction industry remains strong

By |2019-07-10T11:03:22+10:00Wednesday, 3 July 2019|

As the new Minister for Building and Construction, it is fantastic to see the latest ABS figures released today, confirming Tasmania has the strongest growth in the number of dwelling approvals in Australia, demonstrating the Hodgman Liberal Government’s plan to support the building industry is working. Not only did dwelling [...]

27 06, 2019

Festival of Voices to serenade our State

By |2019-06-28T10:21:11+10:00Thursday, 27 June 2019|

Tasmania’s much-loved carnival of song, Festival of Voices, is back for another year, with festivities for the 2019 iteration kicking off tomorrow. Now in its 15th year, the festival has become one of our State’s favourite winter traditions, bringing visitors to Tasmania and encouraging locals to embrace the cooler months. [...]

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