Government acting on incorrect prisoner releases

The incorrect release of prisoners is absolutely unacceptable, and the Government took immediate action to rectify this by commissioning a KPMG audit, amending processes within the Tasmania Prison Service and establishing a centralised Sentence Administration Unit.

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New temporary magistrate to further ease backlog

I am pleased to announce Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner, AM, Governor of Tasmania has appointed Peter Dixon as a temporary Magistrate for a period of three months to assist while we finalise the selection process for a full time northern Magistrate.

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Tassie goes to the Oscars

On behalf of the Hodgman Liberal Government, I would like to congratulate Saroo Brierley, his family and all of the film’s production team for their success with Lion’s nominations at today’s Academy Awards in Los Angeles.

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Portfolio Responsibilities

Tasmanian Liberals

Minister for Justice
Minister for Corrections
Minister for the Arts
Leader of Government in the Legislative Council

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