Latest News from the Tasmanian Liberals
Guy Barnett, Minister for Primary Industries and Water
The Tasmanian majority Liberal Government promotes responsible cat ownership and has provided $1.44 million over four years for three regional cat coordinators to support local government and the community to implement the Tasmanian Cat Management Plan.
Tasmania’s three privately-funded operators of Government-approved cat management facilities Just Cats, RSPCA and Ten Lives, work closely with the community and State and local governments to support and promote responsible cat ownership.
Michael Ferguson, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport
The Tasmanian majority Liberal Government is getting on with the job as lacklustre Labor continues to waste time engaging in petty politicking.
While David O’Byrne may want to undermine a new ferry service and a brand new ferry but Tasmanians know it’s just more cheap political games from a failed former Infrastructure Minister with no plans and no policies.
Guy Barnett, Liberal Member for Lyons
The Tasmanian majority Liberal Government is committed to supporting the Tasmanian way of life and today I was delighted to see that ringing true at the annual Deloraine Street Car Show.
Since our Special Interest and Vintage Car Policy was introduced in 2018, car enthusiasts have been reaping the benefits.
Roger Jaensch, Minister for Environment and Parks
The Tasmanian majority Liberal Government is delivering contemporary facilities for tourists and locals to support Tasmania’s booming visitor economy.
Sarah Island is one of our tourism gems within the Macquarie Harbour Historic site and Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, and construction of upgraded tracks and a new ramp will add to the visitor experience.
14th February 2020
Joan Rylah, Liberal Member for Braddon
Today’s protest by the Bob Brown Foundation at a processing facility at Smithton is an attack on a hard working community, employees and their families.
The Tasmanian Liberal Government is committed to growing our world-class forestry industry, responsibly and sustainably, and these political stunts are putting workers’ safety at risk and putting an unnecessary drain on public safety resources.
Roger Jaensch, Minister for Housing
The Tasmanian majority Liberal Government is continuing its support to reduce homelessness and housing stress across Tasmania.
Today, we have provided a funding boost of a further $150,000 to continue the support for the Safe Night Space program which will enable it to continue throughout 2020.
The Government heard first hand today from the program’s team about the excellent work that is being done through the program since it opened its doors in December.
Mark Shelton, Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Management
The Tasmanian majority Liberal Government is committed to keeping Tasmanians safe from the threat of bushfires and today I was delighted to present 13 new firefighters with their certificates of graduation.
As ‘truck ready’ members of the dedicated Tasmanian Fire Service team, these trainees have been preparing for their new roles for the past 16 weeks and come from a diverse range of backgrounds, including a former crocodile wrangler, an occupational therapist and a chef.