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21 01, 2021

Rosehaven returns for a fifth season

By |2021-01-21T11:12:16+10:00Thursday, 21 January 2021|

The Tasmanian Government is a strong supporter of our vibrant arts sector. I am excited to announce our Government’s support of the fifth season of the hit, Logie-winning comedy series, Rosehaven, investing $500,000 through Screen Tasmania towards the production of the new season, scheduled to begin shooting in February. Filmed [...]

6 01, 2021

Significant support provided to Tasmanian landlords and tenants

By |2021-01-06T14:50:05+10:00Wednesday, 6 January 2021|

Many Tasmanian tenants and landlords fell on unforeseen hardship as a result of COVID-19, and we acted swiftly to assist them. Our support packages for landlords and tenants have been among the most generous in Australia, and have helped to remove more than 78 per cent of rent arrears from [...]

5 01, 2021

Contract awarded for new Burnie Court Complex development

By |2021-01-05T13:23:40+10:00Tuesday, 5 January 2021|

The Tasmanian Government is committed to providing an effective and efficient justice system for all Tasmanians. I am pleased to announce that Tasmanian architectural firm, ARTAS Architects, has been appointed to design and oversee construction of the new $15 million Burnie Court Complex on Mooreville Rd. ARTAS Architects has a [...]

28 12, 2020

Hobart historical landmarks upgraded

By |2021-01-04T09:04:16+10:00Monday, 28 December 2020|

Maintenance works at two of Tasmania’s most distinctive heritage landmarks, The Shot Tower and Richmond Gaol Historic Site, have been completed to future-proof the historic sites so they can be explored for generations to come. The works, worth $150,000 each, were funded through the Tasmanian Government Public Building Maintenance economic [...]

24 12, 2020

Recovery Support Initiative a lifeline for Tasmanian artists

By |2020-12-24T10:13:17+10:00Thursday, 24 December 2020|

Tasmanian artists and arts businesses will soon be able to share in $1 million as part of the Tasmanian Government’s Arts Recovery Support Initiative with applications opening on 11 January 2021. Under the new initiative artists, arts organisations and arts businesses may apply for up to $10,000 to cover earnings [...]

23 12, 2020

Making institutions child safe

By |2020-12-23T09:50:07+10:00Wednesday, 23 December 2020|

The Child Safe Organisations Bill 2020 has been released for public consultation today which will provide a consistent and best practice approach to child safety in organisations. The Bill delivers on the Tasmanian Government’s commitment to introduce a legislative framework which ensures organisations providing services for children prevent and appropriately [...]

22 12, 2020

Helping seasonal workers stay on top of COVID

By |2020-12-22T11:22:08+10:00Tuesday, 22 December 2020|

The Tasmanian Government has today released an induction video as part of the $1.9 million Agricultural Workforce Resilience Package, which shows agricultural workers what they need to do to be COVID safe. Developed by the Tasmanian Government’s Safe Farming Tasmania program, in partnership with Fruit Growers Tasmania, the video uses [...]

21 12, 2020

Comment sought on second TasCAT Bill

By |2020-12-21T16:04:06+10:00Monday, 21 December 2020|

The second Bill required to formally establish Tasmania’s Civil and Administrative Tribunal is now available for public comment as part of the Tasmanian Government’s commitment to improving access to justice for all Tasmanians. The Tasmanian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Amendment Bill 2020 (TasCAT) will set out how the new single [...]

18 12, 2020

Continuing to Support Landlords and Tenants

By |2020-12-18T10:34:24+10:00Friday, 18 December 2020|

The Tasmanian Government continues to provide significant support to Tasmanian landlords and tenants who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Our Government’s support packages for landlords and tenants have now removed more than 75 per cent of rent arrears from the residential tenancy market. As of Friday, 11 December [...]

18 12, 2020

Adopt a dog program for Tasmanian prisoners

By |2020-12-18T10:07:06+10:00Friday, 18 December 2020|

The Tasmanian Government is committed to supporting initiatives that promote prisoner rehabilitation. Prisoners in the Ron Barwick Prison have had the opportunity to take part in an ‘adopt a dog program’ being run in partnership with the Dogs’ Home of Tasmania. Eight year old dog ‘Ceasar’ was a regular visitor [...]

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