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  1. Government builds just 37 of its promised 430 social houses with a year left until deadline Public housing approvals decline by 40 per cent Hobart rental prices now unaffordable to average income families The Hodgman Liberal Government has delivered less than 10 per cent of a promised 430 social housing dwellings as Tasmania remains in […]

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  2. Liberals exposed in Senate Estimates No strategy or substance when it comes to infrastructure Infrastructure plans must be better than pre-election thought bubbles The Liberals’ attempts at making splashy infrastructure announcements have again been exposed after Senate Estimates found that the business case for the Bridgewater Bridge was still in draft format and that the […]

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  3. New Housing Minister either does not have or doesn’t want to share information Empty Parliamentary performance highlights Minister’s failure to grip urgency Jaensch needs to provide information on housing crisis Housing Minister Roger Jaensch is either incapable or unwilling to provide information important to helping Tasmanians understand the extent of the housing and homelessness crisis. […]

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  4. Machines must not be moved to different venues Liberals yet to disclose how much pokies lobby donated to campaign Tasmanians lost $110 million playing poker machines in pubs and clubs last year Shadow Treasurer Scott Bacon has called on the Premier to rule out redistributing the 20 poker machines currently at the Hobart Midcity Hotel […]

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  5. No plan to address Davey and Macquarie bottleneck Neither Minister Rockliff or Premier Hodgman back in announcement Government has no plan for impact of population growth Adding a fifth lane to the Southern Outlet must be supported by proper traffic and bus network strategies or it will not solve the issues facing motorists, Shadow Minister […]

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  6. Ferguson confirms work only now just beginning a year after flood report delivered Government has sat on crucial recommendations Hodgman needs to be honest about whether lack of action hampered response Premier Will Hodgman needs to explain why the important flood mitigation measures recommended by a report a year ago have not been fully implemented. […]

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  7. Prime Minister and Premier have failed to provide any guarantee on future GST funding Cormann being tricky on long-term certainty Hodgman should be demanding immediate release of report and honesty for Tasmanians Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull must move immediately to tell Tasmanians if GST payments to the state will be cut after he today received […]

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  8. Secure, high-paying jobs go begging as Canberra ignores Tasmanian Liberals Massive missed opportunity as each other state and NT secure public service jobs Weak, ineffective Gutwein has all the influence of a churchmouse in Canberra  The Tasmanian Liberals’ abject failure to secure high-paying, secure public service jobs for Tasmania’s North is the latest evidence that […]

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  9. Labor committed $8 million to deliver festival to Launceston Move would boost economy, tourist visitors and give international exposure The Premier should back Labor’s commitment Tasmanian Labor Leader Rebecca White used her address to the Better Together 2018 Tasmanian Tourism Conference to call on the Liberals to match Labor’s $8 million commitment to bring Mona […]

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  10. Budget predicts wage increases nationally while Tasmania falls behind Time for Gutwein and the Liberals to scrap their wages policy and negotiate in good faith Liberals’ flawed wage policy sets benchmark for rest of the economy The Federal Budget highlights that Tasmania is falling further behind on wage growth, which is contributing to cost of […]

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