Monthly Archives: September 2019


War Memorial Oval Precinct re-development

More economic and sporting opportunities are on their way to Campbell Town, Tasmania, following a major development of the War Memorial Oval. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the upgrade had paved the way for growth in commercial opportunities and jobs. “With 15 jobs supported during the renovation, six ongoing jobs expected to staff the new facility and a boost to [...]

By |2019-10-01T00:34:42+00:00September 30th, 2019|

New Woolmers Lane Bridge now open

The new Woolmers Lane Bridge south of Launceston has been officially opened following the completion of works funded by the Federal Coalition Government’s Bridges Renewal Program. Liberal Senator for Tasmania Claire Chandler said the $2.8 million upgrade would lead to a significant improvement in traffic flow, with the Woolmers Lane Bridge being the busiest bridge in the area. “The new bridge features two lanes and a footpath area for [...]

By |2019-10-01T00:27:16+00:00September 26th, 2019|

Bridgewater Bridge funding must not be undone

Tasmanian Liberal Senator Claire Chandler has once again confirmed the Morrison Government’s commitment to delivering a new Bridgewater Bridge. “Nobody should be in any doubt that both Federal and State Governments are committed to delivering this project. We’ve funded it in the budget, we’ve taken it to the election and we will deliver,” Senator Chandler said. “The project is a major infrastructure commitment from the Morrison Coalition Government that [...]

By |2019-10-01T00:23:55+00:00September 19th, 2019|


It is a privilege to respond to the Governor-General's address and to the extensive agenda of the Morrison coalition government. As the Governor-General referenced in his address, at the 2019 election more than 15 million Australians had their say about what they want from their government and their parliament over the next three years. Hardworking Australians made a simple and humble demand that their aspirations for their future be [...]

By |2020-05-25T06:07:28+00:00September 16th, 2019|

Time for Labor to back mandatory sentences for paedophiles

Liberal Senator for Tasmania Claire Chandler has welcomed the introduction to Parliament of mandatory sentencing for child sex offender legislation and called on Tasmanian Labor to reverse their previous opposition to guaranteed jail time for paedophiles. “The Morrison Government is delivering on another key election promise by tabling a bill in Parliament today that introduces mandatory minimum jail terms for serious child sex offenders, as well as a new [...]

By |2019-09-20T05:34:19+00:00September 11th, 2019|

Protecting Australian farmers from unlawful activism

Farmers and agricultural producers will be better protected from invasions by radical activists under new laws drafted by the Morrison Coalition Government. The Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee today released its report on the Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill 2019, with the Committee supporting the legislation. Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Claire Chandler, who sits on the committee, said the Bill would protect farmers from the unlawful actions [...]

By |2019-09-20T05:32:12+00:00September 6th, 2019|

Senate Committee supports legislation to combat child sexual exploitation

The Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee has released a report today backing the Government’s Combatting Child Sexual Exploitation Legislation Amendment Bill 2019. This Bill will implement recommendations made by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, including introducing new offences for failing to report child sexual abuse, and creating new offences surrounding possession of child abuse material. Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Claire Chandler, said [...]

By |2019-09-20T05:36:14+00:00September 5th, 2019|

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