Latest News from the Tasmanian Liberals
Leonie Hiscutt, Liberal Member for Montgomery
Roger Jaensch, Minister for Housing
Elise Archer, Acting Treasurer
The Hodgman majority Liberal Government will not introduce lockout laws.
We don’t support the concept of lockout laws, we’ve never considered implementing them and we won’t do so in the future.
Michael Ferguson, Minister for Health
Michael Ferguson, Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Management
Ian Thomas, Director of Prisons
The Tasmanian Prison Service can confirm that a death in custody occurred last night.
Director of Prisons Mr Ian Thomas extends his sincere condolences to the deceased’s family and friends at this difficult time.
The Department of Justice will not be making any further comment as the matter will be the subject of an examination by the Coroner.
Elise Archer, Acting Minister for Local Government
The Hodgman Liberal Government recognises the importance of local government and the increasingly complex role it plays in serving and representing local Tasmanian communities.
It is crucial that the legislation governing the Tasmanian local government sector reflects and supports what communities expect from their local councils, and supports councils to meet these expectations in an increasingly dynamic environment.