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Aeromedical service saving crucial minutes

Tasmania’s first ever integrated medical and search and rescue helicopter service has resulted in far quicker response times, ultimately saving lives. Ambulance Tasmania is delivering high-acuity care quicker than ever before – effectively bringing an emergency...

Making Tasmania bushfire ready

The Hodgman Liberal Government will maintain the momentum of its nation-leading Fuel Reduction Program with an ongoing investment of $9 million per year. In the first 4 years of the program, the Government has completed 553 fuel reduction burns across the state...

Free measles catch up vaccinations

The Hodgman Liberal Government will fund a free measles catch up vaccination for eligible Tasmanians, on expert advice from doctors. As soon as national supply has returned to normal levels, which is expected to be in September, the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine will...

New eating disorder support for Tasmanians

Tasmanians living with an eating disorder will have access to additional support from the Butterfly Foundation thanks to new funding delivered by the Hodgman Liberal Government. The Government’s election policy to provide $400,000 funding to the Butterfly Foundation...

RHH kids’ ward to benefit

Children and young people will get better care in the purpose-built K-Block wards delivered by the $689 million RHH Redevelopment. Proceeds from this year’s Give Me 5 For Kids (GM5FK) fundraiser will also help make their experience in hospital better. With the...

2019-20 Budget: Opening more beds at the Royal Hobart Hospital

The Hodgman Liberal Government is delivering $132 million in the 2019-20 State Budget to progressively open new beds at the Royal Hobart Hospital, following the completion of Stage 1 of the Redevelopment and refurbishments to existing areas. The Budget is about...
Winter Plan to ease health system pressure

Winter Plan to ease health system pressure

The Tasmanian Government has developed a comprehensive Winter Demand Management Plan for 2019 to ensure we are as prepared as possible to support patients and health staff during the winter months. Implementation of the Plan has already commenced, and it includes:...
New Digital Check-Up Tool to help small businesses grow

New Digital Check-Up Tool to help small businesses grow

Tasmania’s 37,300 small to medium businesses have a new Digital Check-Up Tool to help check the health and effectiveness of their websites and attract more customers to their businesses. As part of the Hodgman Liberal Government’s improved Digital Ready for Business...

Kingston Health Centre treating patients in the community

The new Kingston Health Centre is now open and providing vital care closer to home for thousands of Tasmanians, taking pressure off our hospitals, especially the Royal Hobart Hospital. The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to increasing in-community care in...

New Support for our remarkable Emergency Service Volunteers

The Hodgman Liberal Government greatly values the contribution of our 5500 emergency service volunteers, which is why we are supporting them with a $2 million Volunteer Support Fund. The extra funding for volunteer Tasmania Fire Service brigades and State Emergency...

2019 Anzac Day Commemoration Service address

Returned service men and women; Families of service personnel; Distinguished Guests; Ladies and Gentlemen; Boys and Girls – Love has the power to cause a genuine response in every human heart. You may have heard these words: “So now faith, hope, and love abide,...

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