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13 05, 2021

Commission of Inquiry progress welcome

By |2021-05-13T15:29:48+10:00Thursday, 13 May 2021|

Today the Commission of Inquiry into the Tasmanian Government’s Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Institutional Settings reached an important milestone, with the President and Commissioners providing an update on the next steps for this important inquiry. I thank the President and Commissioners for agreeing to undertake this important role. [...]

12 05, 2021

Supporting Tasmanian women

By |2021-05-12T15:33:49+10:00Wednesday, 12 May 2021|

The Tasmanian Government welcomes the Federal Budget’s focus on women, with funding allocated to advance women’s health and wellbeing and improve employment opportunities. The Attorney-General, Elise Archer, said it was pleasing to see the Budget’s commitment to a further $1.1 billion through the Women’s Safety Package to address and prevent [...]

7 05, 2021

Risdon Prison incident

By |2021-05-07T09:35:54+10:00Friday, 7 May 2021|

I would like to thank all correctional staff and emergency service personnel who worked quickly to respond to the disturbance at the Risdon Prison site last night. Their quick action and professionalism meant that the incident was able to be brought under control quickly, without serious injury to staff or [...]

5 05, 2021

Building approvals continue to soar

By |2021-05-05T15:46:20+10:00Wednesday, 5 May 2021|

Tasmania has recorded the highest number of building approvals in 12 months in more than 25 years according to the latest ABS Building approvals. In the year to March 2021 there were 3850 building approvals, which is 22.3% more than the previous year and the second highest annual growth of [...]

29 04, 2021

Working together with the HIA to secure Tasmania’s future

By |2021-04-29T09:28:12+10:00Thursday, 29 April 2021|

A re-elected majority Gutwein Liberal Government will provide support of $250,000 per year over four years to the Housing Industry Association (HIA). This funding will ensure we have the next generation of residential construction apprentices and job-ready Tasmanians. It will help to build Tasmania’s High-Vis Army and boost capacity and [...]

22 04, 2021

Investing in sporting infrastructure for the future

By |2021-04-22T16:15:24+10:00Thursday, 22 April 2021|

Only a Gutwein Liberal Government has the clear plan to secure Tasmania’s future and invest in the sporting infrastructure the State needs. I am pleased to announce that if re-elected, we will provide $1 million towards stage one of the New Town Sports Precinct Masterplan redevelopment. This investment will enable [...]

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 [...]

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