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OPINION PIECE: Liberal Party must join in this fight

There are almost 13 million women and girls living in this country. They need Liberal women to represent them. Such is the polarisation in our democracy that many on the left likely disagree with this statement. The left-wing activists, trolls and keyboard warriors who have successfully hounded Nicolle Flint out of politics obviously don’t want women to have a voice if they’re conservative. Likewise, my experience of being reported to [...]

By |March 24th, 2021|

OPINION PIECE: Kept in the dark over children’s gender dysphoria

Medical professionals have contacted me recently with concerns about the rapidly rising prevalence of children and teenagers (particularly young girls) distressed about their bodies, and the associated increase in the prescription of puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones. In one of these conversations, I asked a paediatrician how many colleagues in the medical fraternity have similar concerns regarding the increase in diagnoses of “gender dysphoria” and life-changing medical interventions. “Almost everyone [...]

By |February 3rd, 2021|

AFL gender policies unfair and unsafe for female players

In the lead up to the 2021 AFLW season, the AFL should junk its ridiculous gender diversity policy and make a clear statement that women’s football is for female players. Hannah Mouncey is right to point out the ludicrousness of the AFL allowing her to play in AFL Canberra’s second division women’s competition but not the first division. This situation has occurred because the AFL knows it is not fair [...]

By |January 18th, 2021|

Oatlands Destination Playground a big hit with local kids

Families with young children in Oatlands and surrounds will get much enjoyment and play-time from the new Oatlands Destination Playground, which was officially opened today. Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Claire Chandler said the new playground had opened just in time for the coming summer school holiday period. “The project has replaced the outdated play equipment and existing BBQ amenities at Callington park to revitalise the area as a great space [...]

By |December 14th, 2020|

SENATE SPEECH: Keira Bell case

Last week in the United Kingdom, a momentous judgement with international implications was handed down by the High Court. The court found in favour of the arguments put forward by the mother of a child with gender dysphoria and Keira Bell, a brave 23-year-old woman who had at 16 been prescribed puberty blockers after three short appointments with the Tavistock youth gender clinic. The judges in this case observed that [...]

By |December 9th, 2020|

New facilities for students at St Brigid’s Catholic School

St Brigid's Catholic School in New Norfolk will benefit from the refurbishment and redevelopment of classrooms, staff accommodation and administration areas thanks to a Coalition Government grant. Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Claire Chandler said St Brigid’s was the successful recipient of $400,000 through the Capital Grants Program, which provides funding for non-government schools to improve capital infrastructure. “Students and staff at St Brigid's Catholic School will benefit from the extension [...]

By |November 27th, 2020|

Next round of Mobile Black Spot Program now open

Round 5A of the Australian Government’s $380 million Mobile Black Spot Program is now open for applications, and regional communities in Tasmania are encouraged to apply. Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Claire Chandler said the new round would build on the Morrison Coalition Government’s continuing commitment to expand mobile coverage in regional areas across Tasmania. “Round 5A of the program will have a specific focus on improving mobile coverage along major [...]

By |November 23rd, 2020|

Evandale Main Road Project receives funding boost

The Australian Government has unlocked federal funding to the tune of $13.38 million to duplicate Evandale Main Road between Launceston Airport and Breadalbane Roundabout. Liberal Senator for Tasmania, Claire Chandler, has announced the Morrison Government’s commitment to this important upgrade for drivers in Northern Tasmania. “As well as duplicating 1.8 kilometres of the Evandale Main Road, this funding will also accelerate upgrades for key intersections and deliver a range of critical [...]

By |November 23rd, 2020|

Upgraded Dolphin Sands Shared Pathway

Cyclists, motorists and pedestrians will all benefit from the upgraded Dolphin Sands Shared Pathway, which has recently been completed. Liberal Senator for Tasmania Claire Chandler said the $1 million project was funded under the Morrison Government’s Community Development Grants Programme. “The upgraded roadway has delivered a safer environment for cyclists, pedestrians and motorists who all use the busy road, and provides the necessary 1.5 metre clearance between passing bikes and [...]

By |November 19th, 2020|

Georges Bay Foreshore Multi-User Track officially open

The extended Georges Bay Foreshore Multi-user track at St Helens has improved accessibility for locals and visitors to enjoy the beauty of the coastal town. The $2.1 million project was fully funded by the Australian Government through the Community Development Grants Programme. Liberal Senator for Tasmania Claire Chandler today officially opened the new track, which she said enhances the already strong appeal of the coastal town as one of Tasmania’s [...]

By |November 19th, 2020|
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