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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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Amending the Climate Change (State Action) Act 2008
Monday, 5 November 2018
A Discussion Paper on the proposed amendments to the Climate Change (State Action) Act 2008 is now open for public consultation. The Act guides the Tasmanian Government’s response to climate change mitigation and adaptation, with the Discussion Paper seeking input from the community on the... Read more...
Electric Experience: Ride or Drive an EV.
Sunday, 14 October 2018
Tasmanians had the chance to take an electric vehicle for a test drive in Launceston today as part of the Australian Electric Vehicle Association’s event Electric Experience: Ride or Drive an EV. Electric vehicles powered by Tasmania’s renewable energy have the potential to significantly... Read more...
Burial and Cremation Act
Sunday, 14 October 2018
It is disappointing that such an important issue to communities across Tasmania has now become the subject of scaremongering. There is no tax and the reality is that only the church can decide how they price their plots. It’s important to highlight the Burial and Cremation Act 2002 already... Read more...
Protecting the values of habitat at Taroona site
Saturday, 13 October 2018
The Hodgman Liberal Government and University of Tasmania have agreed to place a conservation covenant over habitat and large trees at the site of the Taroona Animal Quarantine Station near Hobart. An agreement has been reached to place a conservation covenant over a portion of the site at Nubeena... 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.