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Tasmania Arts Hub

Posted by JIm Wilkinson / September 22, 2014 / News

Tasmania is starting to cement itself as a hub for arts, culture and tourism, with festivals now a regular must-attend part of the annual calendar for tourists and locals. Nelson…

Two speed economy

Posted by JIm Wilkinson / September 22, 2014 / News

With news of the Myer redevelopment, the reconstruction of Brooke Street Pier, a new hotel for Macquarie Street and announcements of the redevelopment of Kirksway Place, Hobart is…

House of review role highlighted

Posted by JIm Wilkinson / September 22, 2014 / News

With the strong signal sent at the state election for majority government, Nelson MLC and Upper House President Jim Wilkinson has highlighted the importance of the Legislative Council…

Learn to swim a must

Posted by JIm Wilkinson / September 22, 2014 / News

It may be the depths of winter, but now is the time to think about ensuring your child is enrolled in a learn to swim program. Nelson MLC Jim Wilkinson said last financial…

Antarctic research funding concern

Posted by JIm Wilkinson / September 22, 2014 / News

  Local member for Nelson Jim Wilkinson has raised concerns over proposed funding cuts to Hobart’s marine and Antarctic research, saying the cuts have the potential to impact Tasmania’s…

Thank you to the Tasmanian community

Posted by JIm Wilkinson / January 8, 2013 / News

…these fires have also demonstrated the true heart of our community, what it means to be Tasmanian and to help our neighbours without prejudice or question. I have always been a proud Tasmanian, but it is in times like these where we all pull together and hear tales of courage, heroism and survival that this pride really shines.

Merry Christmas

Posted by JIm Wilkinson / December 20, 2012 / News

It’s that time of year again and what a year it has been. We have had some historical and controversial moments in Legislative Council this…