Tasmanian Magpies Netball

Notice of Motion – Parliament of Tasmania

July 2018

Hon Jacquie Petrusma [Minister for Sport and Recreation] to move – That the House notes:-

  • Notes that the Tasmanian Government’s partnership over 3 years with the Collingwood Magpies Netball Team in the elite level Suncorp Super Netball series, including the hosting of regular season and preseason matches in Tasmania, has been a great success for Tasmanian players;

  • Further notes that the Hodgman Liberal Government has committed a further $220,000 towards improving regional netball facilities to support grassroots participation, and $250,000 pa to Netball Tasmania as the peak organisation towards its work in both grassroots and elite level development;


  • Acknowledges that local Tasmanian players now have a pathway to the elite level through the Australian Netball League and the Tasmanian Magpies;


  • Notes that for the 2018 season the Tasmanian Magpies squad was made up of 15 players, 9 of whom were Tasmanian;


  • CongratulatesMaddie Carter, Zanna Jodlowska, Emma Johns, Hannah Lee, Shelby Miller, Kaitlin Petrie, Danni Pickett, Kelsie Rainbow and Alex Vinen on being the 9 Tasmanians in this year’s squad; and


  • Celebrates with and congratulates the Tasmanian Magpies on being the 2018 Deakin University Australian Netball League champions.


(2 July 2018)