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Tasmania Attorney-General Elise Archer

Tenders Called For Burnie Court Architect

Victor P Taffa

Hodgman Government is calling for tenders as part of the $15 Million commitment to redevelop Burnie Supreme and Magistrates Court Complex, Attorney-General Elise Archer said.

“About 50,000 Tasmanians access the courts in Burnie each year. However, the court complex is outdated and no longer fit for purpose.”

Planned works will include additional amenities and safety improvements to enable the long-term continuation of Magistrate and Supreme Court services in Burnie.

This significant investment recognises the importance of ensuring regional Tasmania has adequate public infrastructure and access to justice, and will ensure the Burnie Court Complex can continue to service the region well into the future.

“Hodgman Government is delivering on its Plan to provide a facility that will service the region into the future, whilst we remain committed to a 2-court model for the North-West region in both Burnie and Devonport.”

“We also remain strongly committed to better resourcing our courts and prisons, and ensuring sentencing options better reflect community expectations to keep Tasmanians safe.” Attorney-General Archer said.


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