It is my pleasure to announce that Magistrate Catherine Rheinberger has been appointed by Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner, AM, Governor of Tasmania as Chief Magistrate of the Magistrates Court of Tasmania in accordance with the Magistrates Court Act 1987.
The Tasmanian Government is committed to developing our state’s cultural and creative industries by supporting assistance programs and professional development opportunities.
The Hodgman Government is taking a leadership role in addressing the scourge of family violence, and a draft Bill has today been released containing a number of proposed reforms, including an additional sentencing provision for the assault of a pregnant woman.
The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is a much loved Tasmanian institution that has preserved and shared our history and heritage for the benefit of the Tasmanian community for more than 150 years.
I am pleased to announce that agreement has been reached with the Women’s Legal Service and the Legal Aid Commission to fund additional on-the-ground legal support for people in the North and North East dealing with family violence.