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Duniam and Tehan – Lobster industry on the menu for Tasmania

18 August 2019 Lobster industry on the menu for Tasmania The Morrison Government is funding Tasmanian research to establish the world’s first sustainable onshore lobster aquaculture industry. The Morrison Government is providing $5 million to a team of researchers led by the University of Tasmania to develop techniques to support the establishment of a sustainable [...]

By |2019-08-18T12:50:46+10:00August 18th, 2019|Media Releases|

Tassie timber in national spotlight that’s about to amp-up even more

16 August 2019 Tassie timber in national spotlight that’s about to amp-up even more Tasmania’s outstanding timber has taken centre stage in the national spotlight thanks to a campaign that is showing the country that our state’s wood is the best – and that campaign is about step-up even further. For the second time this [...]

By |2019-08-16T10:26:46+10:00August 16th, 2019|Media Releases|

Wilderness Society want to lock it up and throw away the key

15 August 2019 Wilderness Society want to lock it up and throw away the key If the Wilderness Society genuinely cared about protecting Tasmania and our brand it would engage constructively, rather than trash-talk our State. Last week I met with the Wilderness Society’s Tom Allen to discuss Tasmania’s Expressions of Interest process. This is [...]

By |2019-08-15T16:16:46+10:00August 15th, 2019|Media Releases|

Tourism Attracts Big Dollars in Every State and Territory

14 August 2019   Tourism Attracts Big Dollars in Every State and Territory Every Australian state and territory has recorded growth in the economic value of tourism and the number of jobs the industry supports, according to new data released today. Tasmania’s tourism industry has done the state proud, recording growth that is second only [...]

By |2019-08-14T14:14:38+10:00August 14th, 2019|Media Releases|

Recognition for Tasmania’s forestry champions

10 August 2019 Recognition for Tasmania’s forestry champions The outstanding contribution of the individuals and companies behind Tasmania’s forestry industry was recognised last night at the inaugural 2019 Tasmanian Timber Awards. Tasmania’s forestry industry has a proud history of creating jobs, strengthening the economy and supporting regional Tasmania. It clearly has a strong future too, [...]

By |2019-08-10T11:41:15+10:00August 10th, 2019|Media Releases|

Opinion Piece – Best lessons in my own backyard

Tourism improves the lives of Tasmanians, and all Australians. When travellers arrive, they don’t just come with a suitcase – they bring economic, social, environmental and cultural benefits. Visitors are travelling to Australia in record numbers and spending record amounts. Tourism attracts $143 billion in spending every year, one in 13 people work in tourism [...]

By |2019-08-10T11:34:30+10:00August 10th, 2019|Media Releases|

Hitting the Road: ensuring regions share in the benefits of tourism

6 August 2019 Hitting the Road: ensuring regions share in the benefits of tourism The Morrison Government is backing our tourism sector to grow even stronger and is taking action to ensure that our regions share in the benefits that this will bring. Tourism improves the lives of Australians – it brings economic, social, environmental [...]

By |2019-08-08T17:55:31+10:00August 8th, 2019|Media Releases|

Superannuation reform package

What a difference a week makes when you consider the pace of debate in this place compared to last week. I suppose the current subject matter might mean a slightly lower degree of interest. That is not to say superannuation isn't important, but, for those in the gallery, it's probably a slightly dryer debate than [...]

By |2019-08-08T10:12:53+10:00December 4th, 2017|Media Releases|

Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Bill 2017

I have to agree with many of the speakers that have gone before me that this debate on the Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Bill 2017 is an extremely important one; it's a historic one. And there is no denying that the Australian people have been absolutely clear in their verdict on this issue. That is [...]

By |2019-08-08T10:12:53+10:00November 27th, 2017|Media Releases|