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  1. Hodgman refuses to reign in Ministers and back bench as untruths repeated Liberal Members continue to say sex education will change when they know that is not true Ferguson incapable of providing vital funding for LGBTI support services Premier Will Hodgman is refusing to reign in members of his government who continue to peddle alarming, […]

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  2. Dear Michael Ferguson In response to your inquiry I can inform you Labor will not close one hospital bed, anywhere in Tasmania, including rural beds, if we are fortunate enough to win Government. While we are on the topic of hospital beds, will you reverse the cuts you made to the number of acute mental […]

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  3. Proper process thrown out the window              Liberals governing via Facebook videos      Minister fails to consult with workers         Primary Industries Minister Jeremy Rockliff needs to explain why his consultation on his new seal deal started and finished with Braddon backbencher Adam Brooks. Shadow Minister for Primary Industries Shane Broad said the Liberals have […]

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  4. Enormous pressure on mental health services in Tasmania             Staff under pressure to move patients into hotels, motels and backpacker accommodation      Cuts to acute beds have had severe consequences        Health Minister Michael Ferguson must explain how often patients suffering from mental ill-health are being put in motel, hotel and backpacker accommodation due to […]

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  5. 40 workers now face uncertain future after redundancies Hodgman Government should move quickly to help workers Shadow Minister for Primary Industries Shane Broad has urged the Hodgman Government to move immediately to help 40 workers who today learned they would be made redundant from the JBS abattoir at Longford. Dr Broad said the workers had […]

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  6. Students unable to access Early Childhood Intervention Services            Service offers critical support for students with additional needs     72 days and still no solution from the Minister      Shadow Education Minister Michelle O’Byrne has called on the Government to ensure Tasmanian students continue to have access to Early Childhood Intervention Services. “It has been […]

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  7. Liberal politicians at odds over marriage equality survey consequences Will Hodgman needs to clear up who is dealing in facts – Minister Rockliff or Senator Abetz and Minister Barnett? Premier can’t have it both ways The Premier Will Hodgman needs to confirm which members of the Liberal Party are telling the truth when it comes […]

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  8. Labor proposes amendments to strengthen salmon regulations            Public must have confidence that decisions are backed by science     Scientific data should be publicly reported      Shadow Minister for Primary Industries Shane Broad has moved a number of amendments to strengthen the Finfish Farming Environmental Regulation Bill 2017. “Labor is putting forward amendments to strengthen […]

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  9. Thousands spent on spin while flu prevention campaign was ignored Experts warned of looming risks to Tasmanians’ health Labor will emphasise preventative health while Libs ignore it The Liberal Government must explain its lack of preparedness for the current devastating flu season, Labor Leader Rebecca White said. Australian Medical Association Tasmania chair Dr Chris Middleton, […]

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  10. Government embarrassingly runs out of legislation for Upper House to deal with            Obvious sign the Liberals have stopped governing     The Government has such a light legislative workload that the Upper House has packed up for the day before lunchtime. Shadow Treasurer Scott Bacon said it’s embarrassing for the Liberals. “No wonder the Liberals […]

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