Rebecca White MP | Labor Member for Lyons
Tasmanians on the move for long weekend Easing of restrictions welcome but no time for complacency Hundreds of workers can return to their job As many Tasmanians prepare to enjoy some extra freedom this long weekend, it’s important to remember we still need to be vigilant and follow social distancing and hygiene rules. Labor Leader […]
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· Government must stop dumping of cheap European potato chips · North West already doing it tough as a result of the pandemic · Labor will fight to protect Tasmanian jobs The State and Federal governments must intervene to protect Tasmanian jobs and stop a potential flood of cheap European potato chips onto the Australian […]
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Glaring North West omissions in COVID infrastructure package Very little in the package to provide short term stimulus for the coast Peter Gutwein and Braddon Members must do more It is disappointing that some key North West projects identified by Labor have been excluded from Peter Gutwein’s COVID infrastructure package. Labor Member for Braddon, Anita Dow, […]
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Tenants need help accessing COVID-19 Rent Relief Scheme Minister’s intervention welcome in case raised by Labor Government must commit to changing application process The government must commit to changing the application process for its COVID-19 Rent Relief Scheme to ensure all tenants can access the program and get the support they need. Shadow Housing Minister […]
Social housing measures welcome, but much more needed Government must deliver on affordable housing promises Comprehensive, long-term plan needed to address housing crisis Tasmanian Labor welcomes the government’s inclusion of social housing in its COVID infrastructure package but says much more is needed to really turn around the state’s housing crisis. Shadow Housing Minister Alison […]
· Parents concerned for their children travelling on school buses · Students forced to stand during bus trips at highway speed · Government must introduce more buses on school runs Peter Gutwein is failing to address health and safety concerns for children travelling on school buses in Tasmania’s North West. Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Shane Broad, said […]
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Government must work harder to get vital infrastructure projects completed Many major projects were in disarray before the pandemic For the sake of our state, the Government must get on with it Labor is hoping the Government will break free of its appalling track record on infrastructure and get on with much needed investment in […]
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Infrastructure program needs skilled workers to succeed Measures must be implemented to upskill workers Labor’s Free TAFE policy the way forward The Liberal government must address Tasmania’s skills shortage if its infrastructure program is to succeed. Shadow Minister for TAFE, University and Skills Michelle O’Byrne said Labor’s Free TAFE policy must be adopted to ensure Tasmanian workers […]
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COVID recovery is the chance to create a better Tasmania Infrastructure spend welcome, but we need more than construction We must look outside the box as we recover Peter Gutwein’s COVID infrastructure package has missed an opportunity to build a better Tasmania. Labor Leader Rebecca White said Tasmania’s recovery from COVID-19 must be about much more than […]
Tasmanian Labor Leader Rebecca White’s Talking Point on COVID-19. If you, like me, are watching what is occurring in America and feeling anxiety build in the pit of your stomach as the growing tension over race spills into the streets, then maybe you’re ready to help shine a spotlight on inequality and racism here at […]
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