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.
The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to ensuring our justice system is as efficient and effective as possible to the benefit of all Tasmanians.
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.
The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to making Tasmanians safer in their communities.
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.