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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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Justices of the Peace Bill 2018 Tabled
Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Today, I tabled the Justices of the Peace Bill 2018. The Bill aims to contemporise the framework for Tasmanian Justices of the Peace, who do excellent, invaluable work in our communities.  The Bill addresses the current limitations of the Justices Act 1959, with a new and more... Read more...
Corrections (Prisoner Remission) Amendment Bill Tabled
Tuesday, 12 June 2018
The Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to keeping Tasmanians safe, protecting vulnerable people and victims of crime, and ensuring our laws reflect the community’s expectations.  Today, I was pleased to table the Corrections (Prisoner Remission) Amendment Bill that will deliver on our... Read more...
Electoral Act Review
Saturday, 9 June 2018
The Government is today calling for public submissions as part of our review into the Electoral Act and associated election laws. This is the start of an extensive community and stakeholder consultation process to give every Tasmanian, political parties, and organisations a chance to have their... Read more...
A Journey to Freedom exhibition opens at TMAG
Friday, 8 June 2018
A new contemporary art exhibition exploring issues relating to incarceration opens today, as part of this year’s Dark Mofo Festival. A Journey to Freedom presents a range of thought-provoking artworks providing audiences with an opportunity to reflect on the nature of imprisonment at both 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.