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New homes and support for young Tasmanians

Young Tasmanians under16 years of age will benefit from a $1.4 million Youth at Risk Response Centre to be built... more


New Bus Service launched linking the North West Regional and Mersey Hospitals

On Friday 16 September 2016, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson and Infrastructure Minister Rene Hidding joined with Metro Tasmania CEO... more


Strong Families – Safe Kids Implementation Plan

On Thursday 9 June 2016 the Minister for Human Services released the Strong Families – Safe Kids Implementation Plan to... more


Taking Action on Suicide Prevention

On Friday 11 March 2016, the Minister for Health released the Tasmanian Suicide Prevention Strategy 2016-2020; the Youth Suicide Prevention... more


Alert: Outdoor smoke and your health

Smoke from bushfires and planned burns can reduce air quality and affect your health.... more