Monthly Archives: November 2019


St Helens Mountain Bike Trails officially opened

Tasmania’s East Coast  is on track to become the next mountain biking mecca with the opening of the St Helens Mountain Bike Trails today. Liberal Senator for Tasmania Claire Chandler and Break O’Day Mayor Mick Tucker officially opened the Bay of Fires trail, which is part of the St Helens MTB Trail Network with MP Mark Shelton opening the Flagstaff stacked loops on behalf of the Tasmanian Minister for [...]

By |2019-11-25T23:45:24+00:00November 21st, 2019|

Brighton Community enjoys a new parkland

More people will be able to get out and about in a safer and healthier Bridgewater community following the development of new public parkland. Senator for Tasmania Claire Chandler, who helped officially open the latest stage of the Bridgewater Parklands redevelopment today, said the project was Stage 1 of a 10-year vision for the area between the Bridgewater commercial and civic precinct and the Derwent River foreshore. “This new [...]

By |2019-11-25T23:42:20+00:00November 20th, 2019|

ADJOURNMENT – Timber Industry

Tasmanians know better than anyone what happens when the Labor Party decides inner-city green votes are more important than timber workers. In 2010, the Tasmanian Labor Party formed government with the Tasmanian Greens and set about implementing the Greens' No. 1 policy priority: to destroy the Tasmanian timber industry. The result was an industry decimated, with two in every three forestry jobs gone. Hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars [...]

By |2020-05-25T05:59:57+00:00November 12th, 2019|

New drought package welcome support for Tasmanian communities

Break O’Day and Glamorgan Spring Bay municipalities will receive an additional $1 million each to stimulate the local economies as part of the Morrison Government’s major extension of drought support. Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Claire Chandler, confirmed that both municipalities were eligible for the extension of the Drought Communities Program announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison today. Break O’Day and Glamorgan Spring Bay Council will also be eligible for [...]

By |2019-11-25T23:34:48+00:00November 7th, 2019|

Smart Farms Small Grants to help with farming innovation

Up to $5 million will be provided under Round 3 of Smart Farms Small Grants for farmers to promote innovation and develop more sustainable farming practices. Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Claire Chandler, encouraged eligible Tasmanian farmers to apply for grants. “Farmers with innovative and sustainable ideas on how to improve management of resources on their farms or benefit the environment can apply for grants of up to $50,000 under [...]

By |2019-11-25T23:32:46+00:00November 1st, 2019|

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