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  1. Hodgman Government gives significant wage increases to GBE workers while ignoring nurses and teachers Two per cent wage offer unfair and unreasonable despite Hodgman and Gutwein’s claims Premier Hodgman and Treasurer Peter Gutwein are continuing to dud frontline public servants on pay while Government Business Enterprise hearings have exposed workers in those organisations have received […]

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  2. TasNetworks executive paid out $400,000 despite “resigning” Day of woe as each GBE at hearings found to have splurged on executive payouts Huge payouts dished out despite wage cap for Tasmanian teachers, nurses Yet another Liberal golden handshake has been revealed, with Labor unearthing a $400,000 payment to a TasNetworks general manager who later turned […]

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  3. Labor’s  IAC focusing on innovative solutions to improving the wellbeing, care  and community development industry Tasmania’s ageing population can significantly contribute to regional services The state needs to be prepared to meet health care demand   Labor is focused on working with industry to ensure the Tasmanian workforce has the skills to deliver the highest […]

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  4. Government fobs off teachers and nurses with 2 per cent pay offer while TT Line workers given almost 3 per cent Taxpayers foot huge bill for redundant boss Tasmanians would never have known without Rockliff put under scrutiny The Hodgman Liberal Government charged taxpayers almost $800,000 and covered the costs of a car for a […]

    The post Taxpayers fund $800K bill – and a car – for former TT Line boss appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

  5. GBE learned of pending sale through the media Gutwein addicted to asset sales It has been revealed TasPorts were kept in the dark about the privatisation of the Elizabeth Street Pier until after it was announced in the media. TasPorts is a part owner of the Pier and yet the business admitted it first learnt […]

    The post Government’s panicked Elizabeth Street Pier sale done behind TasPorts back appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

  6. Rockliff goes to extraordinary lengths to keep details under wraps Government’s lack of transparency eroding public confidence in TT Line Liberals determined to keep important facts from Tasmanians and interstate travellers Deputy Premier Jeremy Rockliff has today given Tasmanians a new insight into the Hodgman Liberal Government’s dedication to secrecy, refusing to answer important questions […]

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  7. Rockliff lied when he said CEO was retiring Payout in excess of $322,000 a waste of taxpayers’ funds Liberals unable to control golden handshakes The Infrastructure Minister, Jeremy Rockliff, has been caught misleading Tasmanians over the departure of the former CEO of TasPorts, which cost taxpayers in excess of $322,000. Mr Rockliff issued a press […]

    The post Rockliff misleads Tasmanians over massive CEO payout appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

  8. Liberal Governments across nation slam plan – but not Hodgman Government Morrison’s plan would mean higher bills for Tasmanian families Shadow Minister for Energy David O’Byrne has called on the Hodgman Government to call out Scott Morrison’s plan to privatise energy assets. “Yesterday Minister Guy Barnett failed to stand up to the Federal Government on […]

    The post Barnett must condemn Morrison’s plan to sell Hydro appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

  9. Courtney admits Government grooming STT for more dividends Business has built up cash reserves while selling plantations, cutting jobs and maintenance Government not acting in best interests of forest industry The Liberal Government has today confirmed it is preparing to strip tens of millions of dollars in special dividends from Sustainable Timbers Tasmania. During Government […]

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  10. Oblivious Barnett ‘not concerned’ despite massive risk to Tasmania   Energy Minister can’t even reveal if he’s been briefed on proposed laws Time for Barnett to actually put Tasmania first Tasmania’s clueless Energy Minister Guy Barnett has been caught asleep at the wheel, seemingly oblivious to the threat of Federal Liberal laws that could force […]

    The post Barnett caught napping as Federal Libs threaten forced energy asset sales appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

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