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GPO Box 453, Hobart TAS 7001

Biography

I am a proud sixth generation Tasmanian with strong family roots in the North West of Tasmania. Married with three sons, I live in the state’s south, just outside of Hobart and enjoy getting out into our local communities to see the fantastic work of the many unsung heroes who often go unnoticed.

As a father and a passionate Tasmanian, I am excited about future opportunities and potential of our state. Tasmania has so much to offer, which is now being discovered nationally and internationally, and I want to see our young people stay in the state and build their careers and families here, rather than move interstate after graduating from school, TAFE or university. I have worked in the public service all my career and have been close to the policy making process, formerly working for Premier Will Hodgman, as his Deputy Chief of Staff, at the time of the historic 2014 state election win.

By getting out and about in the community I have a strong insight into what is important to Tasmanians. My job is all about listening and fixing problems, in securing results for our state in Canberra. That is what my focus will always be – I will be judged on my deeds, not just my words. In addition to my public service experience I also have small business experience, having worked to establish a large child care centre in Hobart with my wife and family, which has now grown to employ over 30 Tasmanians.

Anthony Albanese has still not learnt the lessons of Labor’s policy failures and the need for a consistent approach on border protection.

Sep 04

Under the Morrison Government bulk billing is at a record high. Read more at: http://lbr.al/whf0

Sep 04

Did you know 28% of child sex offenders sentenced in Australia last year did not serve one day in jail? That’s just not OK, not even close and it has to change. These offenders are the lowest of the low and we’re going to ensure they go to jail with new mandatory sentencing laws. We owe it to our kids to protect them. What’s more, the most serious offenders could be jailed for life under our new laws we’re going to introduce to Parliament next week.

Sep 03

Today is Australian National Flag Day, marking the anniversary of the day our flag was first flown.

Sep 03

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GPO Box 453, Hobart TAS 7001