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  1. Liberals voted unanimously to hold health roundtables Six months on there has been no action as pledge abandoned Liberals not listening, slashing budget as health crisis gets worse The Hodgman Government has walked away from its commitment to work with all sides of politics, health professionals, unions and other stakeholders to work on solutions to […]

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  2. Liberals finally looking for new CEO after six months Rockliff has taken his eye off importance of ports to Tasmanian economy Six months after the TasPorts CEO desk was vacated at a cost of hundreds of thousands to Tasmanian taxpayers, the Hodgman Liberal Government has finally gotten around to looking for a replacement. Shadow Infrastructure […]

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  3. Minister must answer serious questions about enrolled nursing accreditation TAFE must give guarantee it will pass accreditation by May Education and Training Minister Jeremy Rockliff cannot continue to distance himself from growing and concerning issues within TasTAFE and reveal if accreditation of the enrolled nursing course is at threat. Shadow TAFE, University and Skills Minister […]

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  4. The Government facing criticism from all directions Firefighters commence industrial action Government fails to listen over insurer concerns The Hodgman Liberal Government is facing criticism from all directions with firefighters the latest to join the chorus of unhappy workers. Shadow Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services, Shane Broad, said the Minister Michael Ferguson must […]

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  5. Premier Hodgman has refused to rule out standing down and docking the pay of not only nurses but teachers, fire fighters, paramedics, child protection and other workers. Ms O’Byrne said any worker across Tasmania’s public sector could have their pay docked and be stood down if they take part in lawful industrial action. Premier Hodgman […]

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  6. Premier must take the blame for today’s disruption to bus services Drivers backed into a corner by this heartless Liberal Government Premier must back down from his ignorant pay offer Tasmanian bus drivers have been forced to take desperate measures due to the Hodgman Liberal Government’s failure to undertake meaningful wage negotiations. Shadow Minister for […]

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  7. Nurses names taken so their pay can be docked Health Minister launches hostile and extreme attack Ferguson goes rogue and Hodgman has no idea what’s going on Bullying Health Minister Michael Ferguson has officially launched his hostile and extreme attack on Tasmanian nurses by carrying through with his threats to punish them for taking part […]

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  8. Joan Rylah must apologise to Tasmanian health staff Premier needs to bring Rylah into line Rylah’s comments rich given she wasted $33,000 of taxpayers money Liberal Member for Braddon Joan Rylah must apologise to Tasmania’s hard working health staff for disrespectful comments made in Parliament. Shadow Health Minister, Sarah Lovell, said she was disgusted by […]

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  9. [Check against delivery] Madam Speaker, This summer we have witnessed nature’s full fury, with bushfires raging right across the state. The sheer scale of the bushfire emergency and the destruction is difficult to comprehend. When you consider the length of time that bushfires have been burning and the area that has been burned, it is […]

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  10. Confusion surrounds RTI review process Ministers and their delegates must be held accountable Labor committed to open and transparent government The Hodgman Liberal Government is avoiding scrutiny through uncertainty surrounding the Right to Information review process. Shadow Attorney General, Ella Haddad, tabled a bill in Parliament today which will ensure Ministers and their delegates are […]

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