The augmented Electoral Commission for Tasmania today announced the outcome of its deliberations on the names and boundaries of the five federal electoral divisions in Tasmania.
The Hon. Dennis Cowdroy OAM QC, the presiding member, thanked the individuals and organisations who contributed to the redistribution by providing written submissions or appearing Tasmania Read More
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced feasibility studies to expand two hydro-electric power stations and explore the potential to develop significant pumped hydro energy storage (PHES) in Tasmania currently underway.
On behalf of the Australian Government, ARENA has committed up to $2.5 million, to be matched by Hydro Tasmania Read More
This week marks the end of the Tour de Tassie educational roadshow around Tasmania. The Australian Federal Police (AFP) – together with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, the Daniel Morcombe Foundation and Tasmania Police – embarked on an educational tour to increase awareness of child safety and missing persons.
The Tour de Tassie roadshow visited Tasmania Read More
Public forums are being held in Tasmania and Queensland.
These public consultations are designed to hear from key stakeholders and members of the public about the challenges faced by students living in regional, rural and remote areas and to discuss new ideas and approaches that can help these students in school QueenslandSchools & EducationTasmania Read More
In a world first, a critically endangered orchid has flowered for the first time away from its native home of Macquarie Island.
The grooved helmet orchid (Corybas sulcatus) was collected from the sub-Antarctic island earlier this year and returned to Australia on the Aurora Australis. It was transplanted in its new home at the Tasmania Read More
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) – together with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, the Daniel Morcombe Foundation and Tasmania Police – is launching an educational tour to increase awareness of child safety and missing persons ahead of Day for Daniel in October.
The Tour de Tassie roadshow will visit more than 20 schools CommunityTasmania Read More
The Australian and Tasmanian Governments have today agreed to extend the Tasmanian Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) for a further two decades.
Tasmania’s forests have long been the lifeblood of the state, providing jobs and economic opportunities to thousands.
However protecting the state’s unique environment has always been important to ensure that Tasmania’s EnvironmentFarming & AgricultureScienceTasmania Read More
The Coalition Government today launched the 2017–18 Farm Business Concessional Loans Scheme in South Australia and Tasmania, with an initial commitment of $10 million to support eligible farm businesses.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, said this was part of the government's $250 million commitment to EconomyFarming & AgricultureSouth AustraliaTasmania Read More
The Bureau of Meteorology says it holds the integrity of its weather observations and climate data to the highest possible standards.
The Bureau rejects allegations aired in some media outlets that it has sought to tamper with temperature data.
Contrary to claims, the Bureau has not deliberately set limits on the temperatures Australian Capital TerritoryEnvironmentScienceTasmaniaVictoriaWeather & Climate Read More