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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 Minister for Justice, Corrections, Environment & Parks, and Arts and Liberal Member for Denison.

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Our remarkable devil
Thursday, 7 December 2017
The Remarkable Tasmanian Devil exhibition is all about the devil you know, but more importantly, the devil you don’t. The Hodgman Liberal Government is proud to support the latest Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) exhibition that showcases our unique marsupial carnivore. While it has... Read more...
Lion a roaring success at the 2017 AACTA Awards
Thursday, 7 December 2017
Congratulations to the producers of Lion – which has been recognised with an astounding 12 gongs at the 7th Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards overnight. As many would know, the movie is based on the autobiography of Tasmanian Saroo Brierley, A Long Way Home and his... Read more...
New laws to resolve problem trees and hedges now in effect
Friday, 1 December 2017
In a win for home owners, the Hodgman Liberal Government’s Neighbourhood Disputes (Vegetation) Bill 2016 has officially taken effect from today.   The landmark legislation will address gaps in the previous legislation by providing a cost effective, efficient and accessible scheme to... Read more...
Bill to abolish time limitations for child abuse cases passes Parliament
Wednesday, 29 November 2017
I am very pleased the Hodgman Liberal Government has delivered on its commitment to make it easier for victims of child abuse to seek damages. A Bill to retrospectively remove time limitations to civil claims for damages for survivors of child sexual and physical abuse has today passed both Houses... 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.