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

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EOI for TMAG Board of Trustees
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Individuals interested in becoming a member of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) Board of Trustees can now apply. The Board is seeking members for a term up to three years and who have expertise, qualifications or experience in areas outlined in the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Act... Read more...
Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
Friday, 15 December 2017
The Tasmanian Government welcomes the final report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. This has been a nationally significant body of work and the Government commends everyone involved for the significant work they have undertaken over the life of the Royal... Read more...
Remote Indigenous artworks at TMAG
Thursday, 14 December 2017
A new touring exhibition of Indigenous Yolgnu art and culture from the Northern Territory’s north east Arnhem Land is now on show at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG). Called Balnhdhurr – A Lasting Impression the retrospective exhibition is a vibrant acknowledgement of the talent and... Read more...
Cradle Mountain Experience
Wednesday, 13 December 2017
A re-elected majority Hodgman Liberal Government will invest $35 million in a Cradle Mountain cable-way and iconic new tourism experience that will take Cradle Mountain to the next level. This will take our total investment in the Cradle Mountain Master Plan to more than $56 million, the largest... 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.