Gender Equality

Minister for Women
Gender Equality
24 May, 2018


Question Time

Mr SHELTON question to MINISTER for WOMEN, Mrs PETRUSMA

[10.34 a.m.]

The Hodgman Government has a vision for a more inclusive Tasmania that empowers women and girls. While action taken over the last fours years has moved Tasmania closer to this objective, gender inequality still occurs. What can we, as a Government, do to help address this issue?

ANSWER Madam Speaker, I thank the member for his question. Since 2014, the Hodgman Liberal Government has been committed to making Tasmania a state where all people have equal opportunity to participate in Tasmania’s social, political, economic and cultural life. A person’s gender should not be a barrier to opportunity or participation. Read More

Forums Encourage Tasmanian Organisations to be Child Safe

Minister for Human Services
Forums Encourage Tasmanian Organisations to be Child Safe
20 April, 2015


The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to working with organisations throughout Tasmania to strengthen the safety of children.

Forums jointly hosted by the Commissioner for Children and the Department of Justice are helping to raise awareness of how to create child safe environments. Continue reading