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

Board Diversity Scholarships

Tasmanian Government Board Diversity Governance Scholarships 2018

Notice of Motion

November 2018


 

Hon Jacquie Petrusma [Minister for Women] to move – That the House:-

  • Notes the Board Diversity Governance Scholarship Program (the Program) is an initiative under the Tasmanian Government Women on Boards Strategy 2015-2020 (the Strategy);

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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

Strongest growth of women on government boards

Minister for Women

Strongest growth of women on government boards

Monday, 19 November 2018


 

The Tasmanian Government is committed to improving the lives of women, and leading by example in pushing for greater diversity.

The Board Diversity Government Scholarship Program is an initiative under our Women on Boards Strategy, which aims to increase female representation on Government boards and committees to 50 per cent by 2020.

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One voice for Tasmanian football

Minister for State Growth, Minister for Sport and Recreation

One voice for Tasmanian football

Friday, 16 November 2018


 

The Hodgman Liberal Government is a strong supporter of football in Tasmania. Since July this year, the Government has been meeting and working closely with representatives from across the Tasmanian football community.

Today the Government once again met with football club and competition representatives and the group confirmed its unanimous support for two key priorities: to grow grassroots football state-wide across all community levels; and to forge a path towards building a Tasmanian team.

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