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The Hon. Dr John Herron AO

I am saddened by the passing of former Senator, The Hon. Dr John Herron AO, who served in the Senate from 1990 to 2002 and who was a Minister in the Howard Government.

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City Deal a game changer for Hobart

Federal, state and local governments have come together on a landmark agreement to bust Hobart congestion and back the fast-growing tourism and science industries that are key to Hobart and Tasmania’s future.

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City Deal to tackle congestion across Hobart

Tasmanian Liberal Senator Eric Abetz has joined with Federal Cities Minister Alan Tudge and Tasmanian Attorney-General Elise Archer to announce a $730 million congestion busting package, as a key plank of the Hobart City Deal

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Headstone Project Funding Welcomed

The Federal Liberal National Government today announced at Hobart’s Cornelian Bay Cemetery a funding program to mark the graves of WW1 Veterans that are currently unmarked in the Nation’s cemeteries.

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Senator-elect Wendy Askew

I am delighted to welcome Wendy Askew to the Tasmanian Liberal Senate Team as someone who has both a long association with the Liberal Party and with the Launceston community.

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About Eric

Eric Abetz has been a Liberal Senator for Tasmania since 1994 and has served in a range of Leadership, Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial roles.

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