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13 12, 2019

Supporting Tasmanian Aboriginal creative development

By |2019-12-13T15:37:10+10:00Friday, 13 December 2019|

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government through Arts Tasmania is delighted to support six Tasmanian Aboriginal artists to develop and share their practice through a series of arts activities. Arts Tasmania’s Aboriginal Arts Program will provide $31,987 in funding, which will allow the artists to create new works for exhibition and [...]

12 12, 2019

Arts boost for the North

By |2019-12-13T15:43:38+10:00Thursday, 12 December 2019|

A mix of regional youth dance, visual arts, contemporary theatre and community art and cultural activities will all share in over $98,000 in grant funding through the latest round of Arts Tasmania’s Northern Tasmania Arts Organisations Initiative. Our Government has demonstrated its strong commitment to the cultural and creative industries [...]

25 11, 2019

Bec White’s fence-sitting approach to keeping Tasmanians safe

By |2019-11-26T08:16:36+10:00Monday, 25 November 2019|

Bec White’s underwhelming leadership was on show this morning when she told radio listeners she would not support mandatory jail sentences for child sex offenders who commit heinous crimes against children and those who seriously assault our hardworking frontline workers. Instead Ms White took to attacking a former member of [...]

24 11, 2019

Challenge: Labor need to stand up for workers and community values

By |2019-11-25T09:05:58+10:00Sunday, 24 November 2019|

Labor has abandoned workers and community values. In a very poor week for a party that claims to support Tasmanian workers, Labor confirmed they will oppose guaranteed jail time for sex offenders and people who seriously assault our nurses, police, correctional officers and ambulance staff. They have also joined with [...]

23 11, 2019

New kindergarten facility at Bowen Road Primary School

By |2019-11-25T09:07:11+10:00Saturday, 23 November 2019|

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government knows that contemporary school facilities improve educational outcomes which is why we are investing $15 million into new kindergartens and early learning facilities around the state. Today a significant capital works project tender has been advertised for construction of a new kindergarten facility at Bowen [...]

21 11, 2019

Making Tasmania’s justice system more efficient, fair and effective

By |2019-11-22T10:46:36+10:00Thursday, 21 November 2019|

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government has this week delivered significant reforms to streamline and improve the operation of the Magistrates Court, with a package of Bills which have now passed the Legislative Council. These Bills, including the Magistrates Court (Criminal and General) Bill, have been 18 years in the making and introduce [...]

21 11, 2019

Supporting women in the building industry

By |2019-11-22T10:39:40+10:00Thursday, 21 November 2019|

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is committed to creating a more inclusive Tasmania that empowers and enables women to fully participate in our economic, social, political and community life. This is why I was very pleased to attend the HIA Building Women Luncheon at the Country Club Tasmania today to [...]

20 11, 2019

Funding to help Tasmanians in need

By |2019-11-22T10:52:49+10:00Wednesday, 20 November 2019|

One of the Hodgman majority Liberal Government’s key priorities is jobs and the economy and we are committed to supporting vulnerable Tasmanians. That is why today we have invested another $110,000 to support Hamlet, helping more Tasmanians in need. Hamlet café is celebrating 20,000 hours of work experience for more [...]

19 11, 2019

Ongoing actions to improve Tasmania’s Prison Service

By |2019-11-22T10:54:48+10:00Tuesday, 19 November 2019|

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is committed to keeping Tasmanians safe. We have demonstrated this by employing 119 additional Correctional Officers since May 2016, with recruitment already underway for a further 90 Correctional Officers by the end of 2020. The Department of Justice and the Tasmanian Prison Service (TPS) is [...]

18 11, 2019

Labor-Green opposition joined at the hip

By |2019-11-22T10:55:53+10:00Monday, 18 November 2019|

Labor’s confirmation today that it will not support guaranteed jail time for sex offenders and those who seriously assault our frontline workers is alarmingly out of touch with the community and puts them yet again in lockstep with the Greens. The Hodgman majority Liberal Government has a strong record of [...]

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