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20 04, 2021

Keeping Tasmanians safe

By |2021-04-20T13:26:50+10:00Tuesday, 20 April 2021|

Only a re-elected majority Gutwein Liberal Government has the clear plan to secure Tasmania’s future and keep Tasmanians safe. I am pleased to announce that if re-elected, we will invest $15.3 million over four years to provide better access to justice while ensuring the safety of our communities. As part [...]

14 04, 2021

Building a secure future for Tasmania

By |2021-04-14T16:25:30+10:00Wednesday, 14 April 2021|

Only a majority Gutwein Liberal Government can be trusted to manage Tasmania’s post-COVID recovery. In another sign that our clear Plan is working and our economy is on the right track, the latest ABS data shows that Tasmania’s building sector is leading the way on several key indicators. Tasmania has [...]

9 04, 2021

Funding boost for Tasmania’s cultural and creative sector

By |2021-04-12T17:39:57+10:00Friday, 9 April 2021|

Only a majority Gutwein Liberal Government has a clear plan to Secure Tasmania’s future and we have been the strongest supporter of the State’s arts sector. I am pleased to announce that if re-elected, our Government will provide a 50 per cent increase in operational funding for Tasmania’s cultural and [...]

5 04, 2021

Further support for Tasmania’s cultural and creative sector welcomed

By |2021-04-06T08:57:33+10:00Monday, 5 April 2021|

The Tasmanian Government is a strong supporter of our cultural and creative industries and we have worked hard over the last 12 months to support the sector with a suite of support, stimulus, and COVID-19 recovery initiatives. I am delighted by today’s announcement that three of Tasmania’s arts organisations will [...]

1 04, 2021

Building confidence continues

By |2021-04-01T09:06:28+10:00Thursday, 1 April 2021|

Only a re-elected majority Gutwein Liberal Government will Secure Tasmania’s Future. In another strong sign for Tasmania’s economy and building and construction sector, dwelling approvals grew by 31.6 per cent in February - the second strongest growth rate in the country, according the latest ABS data. Dwelling approvals in February [...]

31 03, 2021

White’s prison (no) plan to put 1000 jobs on ice

By |2021-03-31T09:07:54+10:00Wednesday, 31 March 2021|

Labor has no plan for a Northern Regional Prison other than to crabwalk away from it, putting 1000 jobs on ice. The Northern Regional Prison is an important part of our plan to Secure Tasmania’s Future as it will create jobs and secure $500 million in economic activity for the [...]

30 03, 2021

Showground redevelopment to Secure Tasmania’s future

By |2021-03-30T10:36:33+10:00Tuesday, 30 March 2021|

A re-elected majority Gutwein Liberal Government will Secure Tasmania’s Future by underpinning the revitalisation of the Hobart Showgrounds site at Glenorchy, creating around 400 local jobs and 450 homes for Tasmanians, and pumping millions into the local economy. The redevelopment will: Secure 450 new homes including 150 social and affordable [...]

25 03, 2021

Commission of Inquiry Bill passes State Parliament

By |2021-03-26T13:55:56+10:00Thursday, 25 March 2021|

I am proud of the work we have been doing to ensure the Commission of Inquiry is appropriately equipped and resourced to leave no stone unturned, and today I was pleased the Justice Miscellaneous (Commissions of Inquiry) Bill 2021 passed State Parliament. The Bill makes key amendments to the Commissions of [...]

25 03, 2021

First TasCAT President appointed

By |2021-03-25T11:03:02+10:00Thursday, 25 March 2021|

I am very pleased to announce and congratulate Mr Malcom Schyvens, who has been appointed as the inaugural President of the Tasmanian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (TasCAT). Mr Schyvens has exceptional experience as the current Deputy President of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT), and Head of NCAT’s Guardianship [...]

25 03, 2021

Tasmania Prison Service seeking more new recruits

By |2021-03-25T10:15:07+10:00Thursday, 25 March 2021|

The Tasmanian Prison Service (TPS) is seeking applications for its next round of Correctional Officer recruits as it continues to boost its ranks. The successful applicants will undergo an intensive 10-week training program which will allow them to work across TPS facilities state-wide. Each successful Correctional Officer recruit must pass [...]

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