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Stage Two of the New Norfolk Esplanade complete

Works to redevelop New Norfolk’s Esplanade along the Derwent River are complete, revitalising the space for use by the broader Derwent Valley community. Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Claire Chandler, officially opened the Esplanade recreation area, which was funded through the Morrison Coalition Government’s Community Development Grant Programme. “The Esplanade revitalisation project has breathed new life into the area along the Derwent River, a fantastic community asset which locals will [...]

By |2021-07-07T04:09:50+00:00July 7th, 2021|

Official Opening of the Brighton Regional Sports Pavilion

The new $6 million Brighton Regional Sports Pavilion at Pontville is now officially open, providing state of the art sporting facilities for players of all ages. Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Claire Chandler, officially opened the new facility today. “Brighton is a fast-growing municipality and we know how important sport is for the health and wellbeing of communities,” Senator Chandler said. “The $6 million upgrade funded by the Morrison Government [...]

By |2021-06-29T06:04:15+00:00June 29th, 2021|

$1 million for Forager Foods

Local Tasmanian company Forager Foods has been announced as the recipient of a $1 million grant as part of the Morrison Coalition Government’s Manufacturing Modernisation Fund (MMF). Round two of the MMF is providing $55 million to 86 projects around Australia to increase competitiveness and productivity, and create jobs. Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Claire Chandler congratulated Forager Foods on their success, and said the grant would help the business [...]

By |2021-06-28T05:56:49+00:00June 28th, 2021|

Lake Barrington Rowing Precinct

Works to upgrade the Lake Barrington Rowing Precinct in the Kentish municipality have been completed, ensuring the precinct remains a premiere rowing course in Tasmania. Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Claire Chandler, said the redevelopment would encourage uptake and participation in the sport. “Lake Barrington has long been synonymous with rowing, hosting State and National rowing championships, school groups and club training events over a number of years,” Senator Chandler [...]

By |2021-06-28T06:00:19+00:00June 11th, 2021|

Play Area at Bullrun Reserve officially opens

Families with young children in Hadspen and surrounding areas will benefit from a new play area and associated facilities at the Hadspen Bullrun reserve, which was officially opened today. Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Claire Chandler said the project had revitalised the reserve and made it more accessible for local families. “The new play area will keep family and community groups entertained for hours with new play equipment and barbeque [...]

By |2021-06-28T06:02:41+00:00June 9th, 2021|

OPINION PIECE: Free speech should not be this hard

We are at a point in time right now where a degree of courage and fortitude is required simply to participate in public debate on certain topics. If you believe this is an exaggeration, you may not be aware that in Australia right now, you can be fined for ‘liking’ a Facebook post. You can be summoned by a discrimination commission for writing a newspaper article. In Victoria, you [...]

By |2021-05-31T00:24:34+00:00May 31st, 2021|

2021 Budget delivering for Lyons

Tasmania continues to benefit from the Morrison Coalition Government’s leadership to guide our economic recovery from the pandemic.   Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Claire Chandler said the 2021-22 Budget is part of the Government’s plan to create more jobs, rebuild our economy and secure Australia’s future.   “The pandemic has made the last 12 months difficult for many Tasmanians, and the 2021 Budget builds upon the unprecedented support the [...]

By |2021-06-28T06:08:34+00:00May 13th, 2021|

Planning a secure water future for Australia

The Morrison Coalition Government has committed $4.7 million to progress the important South East irrigation scheme Integration Project. This funding will support the development of a detailed business case for the project, which aims to provide an additional 12GL of summer water and 18GL of winter water to agricultural producers in the region. Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Claire Chandler welcomed the investment, which would increase water security in the [...]

By |2021-06-28T06:11:02+00:00May 5th, 2021|

Replacement of Orford Rivulet Bridge complete

The new Orford Rivulet Bridge on Rheban Road in Orford has been officially completed. Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Claire Chandler, said the project would reduce isolation in the case of future flood events. “The replacement of the Orford Rivulet bridge with a new structure has made it easier and safer for locals to cross the rivulet,” Senator Chandler said. “Works involved the demolition of the old bridge structure and [...]

By |2021-06-28T06:14:49+00:00April 19th, 2021|

Old Tasmanian Hotel Fingal Restoration

Restoration works to the Old Tasmanian Hotel in Fingal has delivered a vibrant new space for the Fingal Valley Neighbourhood House to conduct its important work within the Fingal community. Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Claire Chandler, said the project had transformed the former hotel site into a functional space for the Neighbourhood House. “The Fingal Valley Neighbourhood House provides great services and support to the Fingal and surrounding communities, [...]

By |2021-06-28T06:35:42+00:00April 15th, 2021|
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