Tasmanian volunteers play an integral part in the community

Minister for Disability Services and Community Development

Tasmanian volunteers play an integral part in the community

Wednesday, 5 December 2018


 

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is a strong supporter of our wonderful volunteers and volunteer organisations.

The 2019 Tasmanian Volunteering Awards are about reflecting on the important contribution that they make to our State. Read More

Celebrating International Day of People with Disability with the Young Leaders of Tasmania

Minister for Disability Services and Community Development

Celebrating International Day of People with Disability with the Young Leaders of Tasmania

Monday, 3 December 2018


 

Today, we acknowledge International Day of People with Disability – an opportunity to raise awareness and to celebrate the many contributions people with disability make in our community.

This year’s theme is empowering people with disability and ensuring inclusiveness and equality. Read More

Mannalargenna Day

Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

Mannalargenna Day

Saturday, 1 December 2018


 

The Hodgman Majority Liberal Government is committed to resetting our relationship with the Tasmanian Aboriginal people, to improve their social, cultural and economic outcomes, while also promoting greater understanding and acceptance of Aboriginal culture.

I’m delighted to attend the Mannalargenna Day celebrations at the Tebrakunna Visitors Centre at Cape Portland in the far north east of Tasmania. Read More

Supporting Tasmania’s elite athletes

Minister for Sport and Recreation

Supporting Tasmania’s elite athletes

Friday, 30 November 2018


 

The Hodgman Majority Liberal Government is committed to supporting our elite athletes to achieve their national and international sporting goals through providing quality training at the Tasmanian Institute of Sport.

Seventy-two scholarships were awarded today – High Performance Scholarships were awarded to fifty-seven athletes across eleven sports, plus another 15 athletes were offered Talent Development Scholarships across four sports. Read More

Tasmania leading in closing gender pay gap

Minister for Women

Tasmania leading in closing gender pay gap

Thursday, 29 November 2018


 

Tasmania is an even more inclusive State, and in many areas we are leading the nation in inclusiveness.

The Hodgman Majority Liberal Government is committed to creating a more inclusive Tasmania that empowers and enables women and girls to fully participate in our economic, social, political and community life. Read More

Celebrating elite achievement in Tasmanian sport

Will Hodgman, Premier and Jacquie Petrusma, Minister for Sport and Recreation

Celebrating elite achievement in Tasmanian sport

Wednesday, 28 November 2018


 

Congratulations to triathlete Jake Birtwhistle who has been named the 2018 Tasmanian Athlete of the Year.

Jake had an outstanding year winning a gold and silver medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, a silver medal at the Mixed Relay World Championships and placed third overall in the ITU World Triathlon Series. Read More

Grants to support Tasmanian women

Minister for Women

Grants to support Tasmanian women

Tuesday, 27 November 2018


 

The Hodgman Majority Liberal Government has a vision for a more inclusive Tasmania that empowers and enables women and girls.

The Government has now opened the International Women’s Day 2019 Small Grants Program to recognise the important role of women right around Tasmania. Read More

Celebrating 50 years of protecting the Longley/Sandfly community

Member for Franklin

Celebrating 50 years of protecting the Longley/Sandfly community

Sunday, 25 November 2018


 

The Hodgman Liberal Government is a proud supporter of the Tasmania Fire Service and recognises the important work volunteer firefighters play in protecting our communities.

Today I attended the Longley/Sandfly Fire Brigade’s Jubilee, celebrating 50 years of protecting the Sandfly and Lower Longley area. Read More

State service stands against violence against women

Minister for Women

State service stands against violence against women

Friday, 23 November 2018


 

The Hodgman Majority Liberal Government is taking a strong stance against family violence and remains committed to ending violence against women once and for all.

There is no excuse for family violence in any situation, and everyone has a role to play in putting an end to it.

To mark White Ribbon Day, the Tasmanian Government is again hosting the White Ribbon Walk, a show of unity on an issue that impacts on the lives of so many people in the Tasmanian community. Read More

Government a strong supporter of Tasmania’s Men’s Sheds

Minister for Disability Services and Community Development

Government a strong supporter of Tasmania’s Men’s Sheds

Wednesday


 

The Hodgman Majority Liberal Government is committed to supporting all Tasmanians well-being and we recognise the very important role that Tasmania’s Men’s Sheds play in their local communities.

Tasmania has the highest density of Men’s Sheds per capita in Australia and I am delighted to announce that 33 Men’s Sheds throughout Tasmania will share in $125,000 to support shed development and to deliver projects and programs that will benefit their members and the wider community. Read More