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Tasmania's frontline workers on track to receive improved protection

Jun 24th 2024

Tasmania's frontline workers on track to receive improved protection

The Tasmanian Parliament has approved the Sentencing Amendment (Presumptive Sentencing for Assaults on Frontline Workers) Bill 2024.

Tasmania's Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Guy Barnett, said frontline workers in the state will receive increased protection in the near future.

“We have been clear that serious assaults on our frontline workers will absolutely not be tolerated,” the Attorney-General said.

“Today, our legislation has passed the House of Assembly, meaning Tasmania’s frontline workers are soon to be better protected.

“No frontline worker should suffer abuse or assaults in their workplace, and I am proud that we have set in train stronger measures to better protect them.”

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