Peter Gutwein

Premier of Tasmania

Latest news

Expansion of Local Government Loans Program

Monday 6 April 2020

Peter Gutwein, Premier

The Tasmanian Government is taking the strong but necessary steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. We know our state is facing an unp...

Thank you to Kristen Desmond

Monday 6 April 2020

Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Education and Training

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Kristen Desmond for her tireless work advocating for support for students with disability, fo...

Tasmania Police continuing to recruit

Monday 6 April 2020

Mark Shelton, Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Management

The Tasmanian majority Liberal Government’s number one priority is to keep our state safe and secure from the threat of coronavirus.Du...

Buy local seafood this Easter

Monday 6 April 2020

Guy Barnett, Minister for Primary Industries and Water

Tasmanians are being encouraged to buy local, freshly caught and produced fish this Easter and support local businesses and jobs.During the ...

Hobart Farm Gate Market update

Sunday 5 April 2020

Peter Gutwein, Premier

As a result of the Lord Mayor contacting me regarding the future of the Farm Gate Market I have indicated I am prepared to reconsider its cl...

Protecting our vulnerable coastal communities

Sunday 5 April 2020

Peter Gutwein, Premier

The Tasmanian Government has a clear position – unless you need to go out for work, essential supplies or medical reasons, to study if...

Special exemption for the Easter Bunny to travel to Tasmania

Sunday 5 April 2020

Peter Gutwein, Premier

The number one priority of our Government is to keep Tasmanians safe and secure, that’s why we introduced the strongest border co...

Legislative Council Elections to be deferred

Sunday 5 April 2020

Elise Archer, Attorney-General

The Tasmanian 2020 Legislative Council Elections for the divisions of Huon and Rosevears will be deferred in a further measure to prote...

Boosting Telehealth services

Sunday 5 April 2020

Sarah Courtney, Minister for Health

The Tasmanian Government’s number one priority is to keep Tasmanians safe and secure during these unprecedented times.To ensure we can...

Supporting agricultural businesses and ensuring food supply

Saturday 4 April 2020

Guy Barnett, Minister for Primary Industries and Water

The Tasmanian Government welcomes the Australian Government’s announcement to make temporary changes to visa arrangements to help farm...

Measures in place for council meetings

Saturday 4 April 2020

Mark Shelton, Minister for Local Government

The Tasmanian Government has today formalised arrangements for local councils to meet remotely during the COVID-19 emergency.Local Governmen...

More PPE heading to Tasmania

Saturday 4 April 2020

Sarah Courtney, Minister for Health

Ensuring our frontline staff are as well protected as possible against COVID-19 is an absolute priority for both the THS and the Tasmanian G...

Fast-tracking major maintenance works at TMAG

Saturday 4 April 2020

Members, Minister for the Arts

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is creating opportunity in a challenging time by undertaking major and fast-tracked maintenance works at th...

Local business building coronavirus testing clinics

Saturday 4 April 2020

Sarah Courtney, Minister for Health

The Tasmanian Government’s number one priority is to keep Tasmanians safe and secure during these unprecedented times.I am pleased to ...

National Cabinet Update

Friday 3 April 2020

Peter Gutwein, Premier

Following today’s meeting of National Cabinet it was agreed churches and other places of worship will be considered places of work so ...

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