Opinions

International education programs

I have been proud to be involved in establishing and programs to attract increased levels of international students to Tasmania. Our international education programs have…

Small business growth

The small business sector is the engine room that keeps Tasmania running. While Tasmania has a significantly large public sector it is the small businesses…

Same-sex marriage

There is no question that the proposal to legalise same-sex marriage has generated debate on many levels. I would like to declare that I respect…

Government accountability

I believe that accountability is one of the fundamental features of good governance. In fact it is a fundamental feature of a respectable and responsible…

Smoking bans in Tasmania

There is no denying the impact of smoking on our health, our society and our economy produces some frightening statistics.