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7 10, 2021

Embattled White finally admits she’s not in charge

By |2021-10-11T09:46:16+10:00Thursday, 7 October 2021|

Having comprehensively failed to deliver on her promise to unite the party and end the infighting, it is clear Rebecca White has now ceded all decision-making to the ALP’s National Secretary and National Executive. In a train-wreck press conference designed to clear up a number of issues, Ms. White was [...]

2 10, 2021

Government getting on with the job of building houses

By |2021-10-11T09:46:40+10:00Saturday, 2 October 2021|

The Tasmanian Liberal Government recognises the real struggles many Tasmanians are experiencing with their housing situation and we are responding with serious action. The September CoreLogic report states that Australia's "annual growth rate is now tracking at the fastest pace since the year ending June 1989".  The plain facts are [...]

2 10, 2021

Primary Producer Safety Rebate Scheme now in effect

By |2021-10-11T09:47:10+10:00Saturday, 2 October 2021|

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is committed to improving work health and safety on our farms, which is why we went to the 2021 election promising to implement a $2 million Primary Producer Safety Rebate Scheme. I am pleased the Scheme is now active, with farmers able to apply and receive [...]

1 10, 2021

Make work health and safety a priority this October

By |2021-10-01T12:50:46+10:00Friday, 1 October 2021|

October is WorkSafe Month and Tasmanians are encouraged to make work, health and safety a priority by participating in one of the many events available this month. The health and safety of all Tasmanians is a top priority for the Tasmanian Government and the focus of WorkSafe Tasmania Month is [...]

1 10, 2021

Workers and businesses from across Tasmania honoured at the 23rd WorkSafe Tasmania Awards

By |2021-10-11T10:28:29+10:00Friday, 1 October 2021|

Congratulations to all the workers and businesses from across Tasmania who were honoured for their outstanding contributions to work health and safety at the 23rd WorkSafe Tasmania Awards. Their commitment and passion has made a difference in the community and ensured safer and healthier workplaces, leading to more people getting [...]

29 09, 2021

Engaging communities and young people in the arts

By |2021-09-29T12:51:50+10:00Wednesday, 29 September 2021|

The Tasmanian Government strongly supports our vibrant cultural and creative arts sector and is committed to investing in its future, to see it grow. That’s why today I am pleased to announce the funding of over $790,000 for Tasmanian arts and community organisations through two separate funding programs – The [...]

18 09, 2021

Tasmanian fuel prices heading in the right direction

By |2021-09-20T09:25:51+10:00Saturday, 18 September 2021|

The Tasmanian Government is committed to reducing the cost of living for all Tasmanians and the latest ACCC quarterly report on fuel prices has confirmed Tasmania is closing the gap on the rest of the country. Average prices in Hobart over the 2020-21 period were 132.1cpl – lower than Melbourne, [...]

16 09, 2021

Prison escape

By |2021-09-16T17:16:07+10:00Thursday, 16 September 2021|

I was immediately advised by prison management earlier this morning that a minimum rated prisoner had escaped from the Ron Barwick Prison. Any escape from a prison facility is completely unacceptable and I wish to thank Tasmania Police for their swift action in apprehending the prisoner so quickly and returning [...]

16 09, 2021

Further action to prevent family violence in Tasmania

By |2021-09-16T17:14:07+10:00Thursday, 16 September 2021|

The protection of victim-survivors of family violence and their children is an absolute priority for the Tasmanian Government. We want to ensure that all Tasmanians feel safe and supported and that perpetrators are held to account. A draft Bill is now available for public comment on the Family Violence Reforms [...]

14 09, 2021

Holyoake program to recommence in October

By |2021-09-14T16:20:48+10:00Tuesday, 14 September 2021|

As I said in Parliament today, I greatly value the various partnerships we have with community based organisations both inside and outside the prison system, specifically and including Holyoake, and I again thank them for the valuable contribution they make to our prison service in the delivery of various programs. [...]

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