Supporting Tassie kids into sport

Minister for Sport and Recreation

Supporting Tassie kids into sport

Thursday, 7th February 2019


 

The Tasmanian majority Liberal Government today launched the Ticket to Play program, an investment of $3 million which will support around 30,000 children and young people across the state to participate in sport and active recreation.

We are committed to ensuring that all Tasmanians can get involved in sport, and encourage everyone to be more physically and mentally healthy and active. Read More

COTA report to help shape decisions

Minister for Disability Services and Community Development

COTA report to help shape decisions

Thursday, 7th February 2019


 

Tasmania is now a better place to live, work and invest than ever before, and the Hodgman Liberal Government believe no matter your age, every Tasmanian can be a part of our state’s brighter future.

Older Tasmanians especially, have a diverse wealth of knowledge and experience that can help build a more inclusive and vibrant Tasmania, which support social and economic growth. Read More

$100 million milestone in community grants

Minister for Disability Services and Community Development

$100 million milestone in community grants

Tuesday, 5th February 2019


In an exciting milestone, the Tasmania Community Fund has reached over $100 million in community grants, provided to 2800 projects over 20 years.

The Fund is an important community asset that supports significant charitable, sporting, cultural and education projects in the community. Read More

Momentous AFLW match paves the way for Tassie girls

Minister for Sport and Recreation

Momentous AFLW match paves the way for Tassie girls

Sunday, 3rd February 2019


Today’s landmark AFLW season opener between the North Melbourne Tassie Kangaroos and Carlton at North Hobart Oval confirms that Tasmanian girls and women can aspire and be selected for the highest levels of professional sport.

For the first time, Tasmania will be able to watch elite female athletes take to the football field, with the clash also to be broadcast nation-wide. Read More

Government support for sporting programs

Minister for Sport and Recreation

Government support for sporting programs

Thursday, 31st January 2019


Tasmanian clubs, local government, associations and other not-for-profit providers of sport and active recreation are encouraged to apply for grants under the second round of the 2018-19 Sport and Recreation Minor Grants Program.

Through the Grants Program, the Hodgman Liberal Government is helping to support organisations to provide sport and recreation opportunities across the State, in areas they are needed most. Read More

Tasmania to be broadcast to the world

Minister for Sport and Recreation

Tasmania to be broadcast to the world

Tuesday, 29th January 2019


In a major coup for Tasmania, Hobart will showcase more men’s T20 World Cup matches than any other host city, as we play host to six of the world’s leading men’s cricket teams.

I welcome today’s announcement by the ICC World Twenty20 of the first two teams to play in Hobart during the T20 World Cup, with Bangladesh and New Zealand taking to Bellerive Oval next year.  Further teams will be confirmed over the coming months through their qualifying tournaments. Read More

A multicultural Tasmania is good for diversity and the economy

Minister for Disability Services and Community Development

A multicultural Tasmania is good for diversity and the economy

Friday, 25th January 2019


The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to fostering a welcoming and vibrant Tasmania that encourages migrants to call our State home.

One way the Government is working to empower Tasmanian communities is through providing $100,000 per year under the Multicultural Grants Program to enhance cultural diversity and promote social cohesion. Read More

Supporting young Tasmanians

Minister for Disability Services and Community Development

Supporting young Tasmanians

Thursday, 24th January 2019


The Hodgman Liberal Government has a plan for all Tasmanians to be part of a brighter future, and our young Tasmanians play an integral part in that.

I’m pleased to announce the thirteen successful applicants for the Youth Week Tasmania 2019 Grants Program.

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Improving outcomes for our newest Tasmanians

 

Minister for Disability Services and Community Development

Improving Outcomes for our newest Tasmanians

Wednesday, 23rd January 2019


The Hodgman Liberal Government has a plan for all Tasmanians, including those who have recently called our island state home.

The Government is providing $100,000 in 2018-19 for the Learning Grants Program to provide additional learning support for refugee and migrant students to optimise their opportunities in Tasmania. Read More

Tasmanians aged 50 to 64 years to access the NDIS from January 1

Minister for Disability Services and Community Development 

Tasmanians aged 50 to 64 years to access the NDIS from January 1

Sunday, 30th December 2018


From Tuesday (1 January, 2019), Tasmanians aged 50 to 64 years will be able to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).  This means the NDIS will now be available to help Tasmanians with disability aged 0 to 64 years old to participate more in the broader community, giving them, their families and care givers greater choice and control of their care supports.

The NDIS will greatly improve these people’s lives, with around 10,600 Tasmanians expected to be in the NDIS by June 30, 2019. Read More