Peter Gutwein

Premier of Tasmania

Latest news

Tasmanian exports continue to rise

Friday 5 February 2021

Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Trade

Tasmanian exports increased by 1.2 per cent in 2020 compared to the previous year despite the significant disruptions caused by the global p...

Preparing for Tasmania’s Electric Vehicle future

Friday 5 February 2021

Members, Premier and Minister for Climate Change

Tasmania is a leader in climate change action as we continue to transition towards a low-emissions economy, and we have achieved our target ...

Bob Brown Foundation causing distress to Tasmanian workers and their families

Thursday 4 February 2021

Guy Barnett, Minister for Resources

It is not surprising but extremely disappointing that the Bob Brown Foundation is considering an appeal to the Federal Courts decision ...

Strong protections in place to protect Tasmanian children

Thursday 4 February 2021

Elise Archer, Minister for Building and Construction

The Tasmanian Government’s priority is to protect the safety of our most vulnerable, including children involved in sporting organisat...

Sustainable forestry, growing our regional communities

Thursday 4 February 2021

Guy Barnett, Minister for Resources

Today I had the honour of opening Sustainable Timber Tasmania’s (STT) new office based in Perth in northern Tasmania. The upgraded sit...

Waste Levy for Tasmania

Thursday 4 February 2021

Roger Jaensch, Minister for Environment and Parks

The Tasmanian Government has today released its draft Waste and Resource Recovery Bill for public consultation, which will allow for the int...

Container Refund Scheme model chosen

Thursday 4 February 2021

Roger Jaensch, Minister for Environment and Parks

The Tasmanian Government has today announced its preferred model for a Container Refund Scheme as part of our commitment to having the lowes...

Lake Sorell ready to reopen

Wednesday 3 February 2021

Guy Barnett, Minister for Primary Industries and Water

In welcome news for Tasmania’s more than 20,000 inland anglers, Lake Sorell is being re-opened to the public from Saturday 6 February ...

Tasmania’s remarkable dwelling approvals growth the best in the country

Wednesday 3 February 2021

Peter Gutwein, Premier and Treasurer

Our construction blitz combined with increasing levels of confidence are underpinning our state’s economic recovery.Dwelling approvals...

Federal Court ruling a great result for Tasmania’s forestry sector

Wednesday 3 February 2021

Guy Barnett, Minister for Resources

The Federal Court’s ruling to uphold Tasmania’s existing Regional Forestry Agreement is a great decision for Tasmania’s su...

Delivering on bail law reform to keep Tasmanians safe

Wednesday 3 February 2021

Elise Archer, Attorney-General

The Tasmanian Government intends to introduce comprehensive legislation that will ensure there are clear, cohesive and contemporary laws reg...

Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area Management Committee

Wednesday 3 February 2021

Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Environment and Parks

The management committee for the Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area (APCA) has been reappointed, and will continue to support the operations of...

Local literacy for life and work applications from communities open

Wednesday 3 February 2021

Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Education and Training

26TEN has opened up applications for its bold new program, 26TEN Communities: Local literacy for work and life, to improve adult literacy an...

Students welcomed back to school

Wednesday 3 February 2021

Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Education and Training

More than 62,000 students from Tasmanian Government schools have returned to the classroom today to commence the 2021 school year.They will ...

Jobs growth continues in Tasmania

Tuesday 2 February 2021

Peter Gutwein, Premier and Treasurer

In a further sign that our economic recovery continues, Tasmania has started the year well, according to the most recent payroll jobs data r...

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