Monthly Archives: January 2020


Celebrate what’s great about our country on Australia Day

This weekend, millions of Australians will be firing up barbeques and packing eskies and cricket sets into the back of cars as we prepare to celebrate all that is great about our country on Australia Day, 26th January. Sadly, this year as much as any other, there are many Australians confronted or affected by bushfires who won’t be in a position to rest or celebrate on Australia Day. I’m [...]

By |2020-01-28T23:24:37+00:00January 26th, 2020|

Major milestone for Perth Link Roads

The southern link of Tasmania’s Perth Link Roads project is scheduled to open next month, bringing the completion of the $92.3 million project a step closer. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the Perth Links Roads project was the largest within the $500 million, 10-year Midland Highway Action Plan. “The Midland Highway Action Plan is a joint initiative, which will provide [...]

By |2020-01-29T03:48:38+00:00January 22nd, 2020|

Leadership of the Tasmanian Parliamentary Liberal Party

I wish to congratulate Peter Gutwein on his election today as the 46th Premier of Tasmania and State Parliamentary Leader of the Liberal Party, and am confident he will continue to steer the State on a positive bearing, with a focus on job creation, continued economic growth, and improved services for all Tasmanians. Peter has been a longstanding Liberal Member for Bass in the Tasmanian Parliament, being first elected [...]

By |2020-01-29T03:45:31+00:00January 20th, 2020|

Deep Water Jetty at Murdunna officially opened

The community of Murdunna in the Tasman municipality can now enjoy the benefits of a new and improved jetty, which was officially opened today. Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Claire Chandler, said the Murdunna Jetty project (Graham’s Jetty) has seen the construction of a 90 metre, deep-water jetty at Murdunna. “The new jetty will benefit both Murdunna locals and visitors, with improved infrastructure to cater for boating and other recreational [...]

By |2020-01-29T03:34:23+00:00January 18th, 2020|

Statement on Will Hodgman

Senator Claire Chandler has paid tribute to Will Hodgman following his announcement today that he will step down as Premier after leading Tasmania through six years of unprecedented economic growth. “Under Will Hodgman’s leadership our State has been turned around into a much stronger and more confident place with more jobs for Tasmanians, a stronger economy, and a new sense of pride and ambition for the future,” Senator Chandler [...]

By |2020-01-29T03:36:24+00:00January 14th, 2020|

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