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17 11, 2019

Investing in our screen industry’s next generation

By |2019-11-22T10:58:16+10:00Sunday, 17 November 2019|

The Tasmanian screen industry continues to thrive the under Hodgman majority Liberal Government with record investments in both film and television production. In 2018/19 alone we, through Screen Tasmania, invested a record $1.4 million across five projects, which is estimated to have generated $10 million for the economy during production [...]

15 11, 2019

Sending Tasmanian game technology around the world

By |2019-11-22T10:59:24+10:00Friday, 15 November 2019|

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is a strong supporter of the Tasmanian game development sector, which is increasingly making a mark on the world stage and exporting Tasmanian intellectual property to devices around the world. Today it was my pleasure to launch Giant Margarita’s new game for the Nintendo Switch, [...]

14 11, 2019

Keeping Tasmanians safe with mandatory sentencing

By |2019-11-22T11:00:59+10:00Thursday, 14 November 2019|

Tasmanians want the certainty of mandatory jail time for serious child sex offenders. Today, the Hodgman majority Liberal Government will table a bill which will again seek to implement our plans and help to protect our children and our frontline workers including correctional officers, ambulance officers, nurses, midwives, medical orderlies, [...]

9 11, 2019

Expression of Interest call for TMAG board member

By |2019-11-12T13:27:03+10:00Saturday, 9 November 2019|

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is a strong supporter of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) and the great educational impact it has on the Tasmanian community. Today we are inviting expressions of interest from individuals seeking appointment as a member of the TMAG Board of Trustees. TMAG is [...]

6 11, 2019

Consultation continues for Northern Regional Prison

By |2019-11-07T12:55:35+10:00Wednesday, 6 November 2019|

As Minister for Corrections I called in to Westbury again this afternoon with the Premier and my Lyons Liberal colleagues, following a Cabinet meeting in Launceston, to talk with some local residents regarding the Northern Regional Prison preferred site. We met with residents and local business owners who came forward [...]

10 10, 2019

Retail lease legislation review

By |2019-10-22T15:16:40+10:00Thursday, 10 October 2019|

Tasmanians with an interest in retail lease arrangements are being asked to provide submissions to a comprehensive review of Tasmania’s retail lease legislation. Other states and territories have been updating their retail lease legislation after a major review of retail tenancy leases in Australia conducted by the Productivity Commission. There [...]

3 09, 2019

New Magistrate for Southern Tasmania

By |2019-09-05T13:07:50+10:00Tuesday, 3 September 2019|

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is committed to ensuring that Tasmanians have access to an effective and efficient justice system. As the Attorney-General it gives me great pleasure to announce that Mr Robert Webster has now been formally appointed by Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner, AC, Governor of [...]

30 08, 2019

Building approvals through the roof

By |2019-08-30T16:36:50+10:00Friday, 30 August 2019|

The ABS figures released today for July 2019 confirms Tasmania’s housing sector remains the strongest in the nation, with more to come. In the year to July 2019 there were 3137 dwellings approved in Tasmania, an increase of 5.8 per cent compared to the previous year. In fact, Tasmania was [...]

28 08, 2019

Record number of entries for 2019 Premier’s Literary Prizes

By |2019-08-29T11:49:53+10:00Wednesday, 28 August 2019|

The 2019 Tasmanian Premier’s Literary Prizes have attracted a record number of entries, a clear demonstration of the talent and enthusiasm across Tasmania’s literary sector, which is an important and valued part of our arts sector. The judges have been busy reading a total of 198 books, manuscripts and writing [...]

28 08, 2019

Tasmania’s building and construction boom

By |2019-08-29T11:48:03+10:00Wednesday, 28 August 2019|

The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is a strong supporter of our building and construction sector, and we are committed to maintaining the momentum and investing for further growth, to create more jobs across the industry. Tasmania’s building and construction sector continues to lead the nation as indicated by June 2019 [...]

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