Latest News from the Tasmanian Liberals
Guy Barnett, Minister for Primary Industries and Water
Today I released the terms of reference for the latest review of Tasmania’s moratorium on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs).
Although previous reviews had found no reason to change Tasmania’s current moratorium, it is important we continue to monitor developments and listen to the latest views of our industry and the wider community.
Peter Gutwein, Minister for State Growth
Michael McCormack, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development
Launceston’s Brisbane Street Mall redevelopment is officially open, marking a major achievement in the City Heart project.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the Federal Liberal and Nationals’ Government’s co-investment with the Tasmanian Government and the Launceston City Council, will create a more prosperous future for Launceston.
Roger Jaensch, Liberal Member for Braddon
Today I official opened the first completed section of an exciting new mountain bike trail on the North West Coast.
The Warrawee section of the Wild Mersey Mountain Bike Trails is opening just in time for the busy summer period, catering for mountain bikers of all ages.
Will Hodgman, Premier
Guy Barnett, Minister for Energy
The Tasmanian Government welcomes the Federal Government’s New Generation Investments Program as an opportunity to progress our exciting Battery of the Nation pumped hydro plans.
Tasmania has what the rest of the nation needs, and pumped hydro is one of the best technologies available to provide low cost reliable and clean energy.
Jacquie Petrusma, Minister for Women
The Hodgman 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.
Eliminating family violence in Tasmania is a top priority for the Government, and I welcome today’s announcement of the newest ambassadors for Our Watch, including Tasmania’s own Ben Brown.
Elise Archer, Minister for the Arts
Six organisations will share in over $200,000 of funding to deliver activities that engage Tasmania's young people in the arts, in the latest round of the Youth Arts Organisations Program.
This comes as part of the Hodgman Majority Liberal Government’s commitment to providing opportunities for our young people to develop their creative skills.
Rene Hidding, Liberal Member for Lyons
Labor has taken their relationship with the Greens to the next level in 2018, and with both parties spruiking each other’s policies, it will be more of the same in 2019.