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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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Read more about Elise's responsibilities as Attorney-General, Minister for Justice, Corrections, Environment, and the Arts and Liberal Member for Denison.

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Today I tabled a Bill in Parliament to improve Tasmania’s existing unexplained wealth legislation, the Crime (Confiscation of Profits) Act 1993.
Thursday, 20 September 2018
Today I tabled a Bill in Parliament to improve Tasmania’s existing unexplained wealth legislation, the Crime (Confiscation of Profits) Act 1993. These laws are an important tool in the fight against organised crime across all Australian jurisdictions, and are squarely aimed at those people who... Read more...
Parole Board to have policing input
Thursday, 20 September 2018
Today I tabled the Corrections Amendment Bill 2018 which delivers on our commitment to ensure a member with policing experience is represented on Tasmania’s Parole Board. Police are at the frontline of crime in Tasmania and have a unique set of skills and experiences relevant when deciding... Read more...
Key step towards construction of northern Prison
Thursday, 20 September 2018
Expressions of Interest have now opened for landowners in northern Tasmania interested in submitting their site for consideration as a location for a new prison. The Government has today sent invitations for participation in the processes targeted to northern Tasmanian councils, utility companies,... Read more...
Former Crown Law servant mourned
Wednesday, 19 September 2018
I wish to express my sincere condolences to the family of long-serving former Crown Law senior practitioner Harold Terrance Foulds, known as Terry, who passed away recently. Mr Foulds first joined the Crown Law Office in the 1980s before leaving to hold various positions in government, including a... 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.