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Tasmania's Budget 2017-18: Building Tasmania's Future

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The 2016-17 Tasmanian Budget contains important initiatives and projects, particularly for Denison.  

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Youth Parliament Bills Presented
Friday, 14 July 2017
Today I accepted on behalf of the State Government and Parliament the Youth Bills that were passed by students taking part in the 30th Tasmanian Youth Parliament in Hobart this week. At the official closing ceremony, I also presented around 50 youth parliamentarians in Years 10–12 with... Read more...
Youth Parliament – The Voice of Young Tasmanians
Tuesday, 11 July 2017
Today I had the pleasure of officially opening the 30th annual Tasmanian Youth Parliament at Parliament House in Hobart which I have presided over since being elected to the position of Speaker of the House of Assembly in 2014.   Fifty two students in Years 10-12 from fourteen schools and... Read more...
New space for Glenorchy LINC
Monday, 10 July 2017
The Hodgman Liberal Government is investing in our state’s infrastructure to drive economic growth and create jobs from planning to construction. Today, Minister for Education and Training Jeremy Rockliff joined Liberal Member for Denison Elise Archer to officially open a new courtyard area... Read more...
Glenorchy City Council
Tuesday, 4 July 2017
As a local Member for Denison with my office in the Glenorchy municipality I am very concerned about the continual delays preventing the Minister for Local Government being able to receive the final Board of Inquiry report, and that's why the State Government is joining the court action, which can... Read more...

 
 
I am privileged and proud to represent the people of Denison, which is a dynamic electorate with outstanding natural, cultural, social and economic qualities.
 
Denison is named after Sir William Denison who was Lieutenant Governor of Van Diemen’s Land (as Tasmania was then known) from 1847 until 1855.
 
The 289 square kilometre electorate is located in southern Tasmania and has a diverse mix of metropolitan and rural areas - nestled between picturesque Mount Wellington and the western shore of the River Derwent.
 
Denison includes the Local Government areas of the City of Hobart, the City of Glenorchy and part of the Municipality of Kingborough.
 
Stretching from Austins Ferry down to Bonnet Hill and Longley in the south, Denison extends west out to Collinsvale.
 
Suburbs include Claremont, Chigwell, Collinsvale, Berriedale, Rosetta, Montrose, Goodwood, Moonah, Derwent Park, Lutana, New Town, Lenah Valley, Mount Stuart, North Hobart, West Hobart, Battery Point, Dynnyrne, Mount Nelson, Sandy Bay, Taroona, Tolmans Hill, Ridgeway, South Hobart, Fern Tree and Neika.
 
Denison’s major employment sectors include government and public administration, health care, construction and trades, manufacturing and retail, as well as tourism and hospitality, with the MONA (Museum of Old and New Art) at Berriedale, the Cadbury chocolate factory at Claremont and Salamanca Market in Salamanca Place near Hobart’s waterfront.
 
Education, training and science are also vital sectors for Denison, with the University of Tasmania’s main campus at Sandy Bay, the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) on Hobart’s waterfront, and the Medical Precinct and Menzies Institute for Medical Research in the city’s CBD.
 
The electorate boasts all the benefits of living in a city, is easily accessible, offers an idyllic lifestyle and has a strong sense of community. Denison’s people are its best quality.