Rebecca White MP | Labor Member for Lyons
Student to professional support staff ratios still too high Labor’s policy would employ mental health workers to support students Mental wellbeing supports student learning New statistics on student to professional support staff ratios reinforces Labor’s calls for increased mental health support for young Tasmanians. Shadow Education Minister, Josh Willie, said Labor is urging the government […]
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Peter Gutwein fails dozens of venue operators and event organisers Cancellations have already devastated the festival season Government delay has hurt tourism, the arts and events sectors On the eve of Tasmania’s borders reopening to safe states Labor has welcomed the possible return of more large scale events to the state. But while this will […]
Jobs and wages down again Peter Gutwein hiding from reality Liberals have no plan to get Tasmanians back into work Premier Peter Gutwein is refusing to acknowledge the reality of Tasmania’s worsening jobs market and, as a result, has no plan to turn things around. ABS jobs data over the past week has painted a […]
Hobart Showgrounds Renewal Project offers recovery opportunities Project will provide more than 500 new homes, hundreds of jobs Liberals must commit to funding project in State Budget State Budget funding to make the Hobart Showgrounds Renewal Project a reality would help address Tasmania’s housing crisis and create much-needed jobs. Shadow Housing Minister Alison Standen said […]
Labor welcomes independent investigation involving LGH nurse Robust framework needed to protect children, parents and staff Government must ensure supports are available for the community during this harrowing time Labor is pleased the government has listened to community concerns and launched an independent investigation into historic sexual abuse allegations involving a nurse at the Launceston […]
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Annual report shows TAFE student numbers continuing to drop Figures reinforce need to rebuild TAFE from the ground up Liberal government must adopt Labor’s Free TAFE policy A further drop in TAFE student numbers underlines the need to rebuild TAFE from the ground up and adopt Labor’s Free TAFE Policy. Shadow Minister for TAFE, University […]
38,000 people looking for work 1,800 job vacancies Every region in Tasmania going backwards Labor is calling for Premier and Treasurer Peter Gutwein to front up to the reality of the growing jobs crisis in Tasmania. Shadow Jobs Minister Michelle O’Byrne said Peter Gutwein has refused to acknowledge back to back sets of shocking jobs […]
Government continues to fail $400 million industry Minister at odds with TFGA, potato producers Guy Barnett must listen to industry, reverse decision The Liberal government has one final opportunity to do the right thing by Tasmania’s $400 million potato industry and reverse its damaging decision to allow imports from South Australia Shadow Minister for Primary […]
Time for clarity on Spirits replacement Three months and counting Tasmania can’t wait until 2028 Three months after the Gutwein Government tore up the contract to build the new Spirit of Tasmania vessels, there’s still no clarity on the way forward for this hugely important infrastructure project. Shadow Infrastructure Minister Shane Broad said the taskforce […]
Jobs down, wages plummet Peter Gutwein has no plan to get Tasmania back to work Traditional industries hit hard, regional economies suffer The Liberal government cannot continue to ignore worrying jobs data that shows the recession is cutting deeply in Tasmania. Shadow Treasurer David O’Byrne said new jobs data out today shows jobs and wages […]