Feedback invited on New Bridgewater Bridge

The New Bridgewater Bridge Project has reached a major milestone this month, on time, with four of the country’s top construction companies submitting proposals to be considered to build the $576 million project. As part of the Hobart City Deal, the Australian and Tasmanian Governments are committed to building this once-in-a-generation infrastructure project that will improve safety, reduce congestion and deliver a more reliable and efficient journey for the [...]

By |2020-11-04T02:31:40+00:00October 19th, 2020|

Safety all the way for the Midland Highway

Works to improve the road safety of Tasmania’s key north-south freight route are moving ahead with the completion of a major project near St Peters Pass and works starting on two new sections. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack, said the Australian and Tasmanian Governments have committed $500 million in funding to the Midland Highway 10-Year Action Plan, which outlines priority projects [...]

By |2020-10-21T00:43:25+00:00October 16th, 2020|

News Article: Call for rethink on transgender safety in women’s sport

By Bernard Lane, the Australian Australia’s top sport agency is under pressure to safeguard women’s sport, with rugby emerging as the first international federation to consider a ban on transgender players to prevent injuries and unfairness. In news this week World Rugby experts cite a 20-30 per cent higher risk of injury for women tackled by biological males who identify as female, and new research showing trans players born [...]

By |2020-08-10T22:37:55+00:00July 25th, 2020|

News Article: Transgender goals risk alienating female players

By Bernard Lane, the Australian Australia’s peak sport agency has been rebuked for being evasive, dismissive and insulting to women after it failed to answer basic questions about the effect of transgender players on female sport. Sport Australia’s acting chief executive Rob Dalton said in a parliamentary hearing he “didn’t have an opinion” when asked if allowing biological males in female sport would put off young girls. The government agency refuses [...]

By |2020-08-10T01:48:08+00:00June 22nd, 2020|

OPINION PIECE – Why roll the dice on dangerous criminals?

Australians love to take a punt. For some it’s once a year on the Melbourne Cup, for others, a more regular wager on the football. But nobody gambles with higher stakes than our justice system. It’s past time that we took chance and wishful thinking out of the equation when it comes to dangerous criminals and the safety of the community. The Herald Sun’s report this week regarding eight [...]

By |2020-02-23T23:45:17+00:00February 21st, 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|

Subscribe for News and Information

liberal a strong economy