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Northern Tasmania


Wedge-Tailed Eagle

Threatened Species at Westbury Reserve Should be Protected

The Liberals’ hastily-made decision to move the northern prison site has resulted in selection of an ill-advised location, fraught with unresolvable issues.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  20 Oct 2020


Prison, Man Gripping Bars

Northern Prison Not a Solution

The Labor and Liberal parties’ vision for northern Tasmania is to lock people up.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Dec 2017


Mental Health, Man on Couch

Ferguson Must Address Psychiatric Care Shortage at the LGH

Last week the Royal Hobart Hospital Department of Psychiatric Medicine lost their RANZCP accreditation.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  15 Aug 2017


Strahan, Tasmania

Courtney Ignorant on Greens' Investment in Northern Tasmania

Our Alternative Budget is very much focused on building capacity in Tasmania’s regions.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  31 May 2017


Launceston, Tasmania

Northern Tasmania Can't Risk a Compromised Launceston City Deal

The Launceston City Deal projects can’t flourish without the water and sewerage infrastructure underpinning the city being upgraded.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  20 Apr 2017


Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

Liberals' Derby Hypocrisy

The Greens are strong supporters of the World Enduro Series, and the thriving mountain bike industry in and around Derby.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  31 Mar 2017


Construction, Work Site

Hodgman Must Stand Up for Northern Maritime Jobs

The Australian Maritime College in Launceston is the national centre of naval expertise.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  29 Mar 2017


Water Reservoir

Liberals Need to Invest $150M Windfall Gain in Launceston Infrastructure

The Government needs to commit to the people of Launceston that it will invest into the city's ancient and ailing water and sewerage infrastructure.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  12 Feb 2017


Construction, Work Site

Northern Tasmania Needs Real Jobs Focus, Not Liberal Self-Congratulation

The Hodgman Government must stop patting itself on the back and get on with the task of revitalising the northern economy for sustainable, long term jobs.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  30 Jan 2017


Construction, Work Site

Northern Stimulus too Little, too Late

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  27 Sep 2016


Doctor with Patient

Call for Liberal Government Not to Rule Out Additional Palliative Care Facility in the North

After the closure of Philip Oakden House in 2007, Launceston has been without a dedicated, standalone hospice facility.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 May 2016


Launceston, Tasmania

Federal Budget 2016: Northern Tasmania Shortchanged on Infrastructure

As expected, the 2016 Federal Coalition Budget contains nothing for Tasmania, with Launceston missing out significantly in badly needed infrastructure funding.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 May 2016