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  1. The Liberals and the Greens have joined forces in an ugly coalition against renewable energy jobs at the Robbins Island wind farm. “Of course we have concerns about the Robbins Island wind farm.” [Tasmanian Greens Leader, Cassy O’Connor] Robbins Island wind farm was visually, a step too far (The Mercury – 15 July). “Mariners will […]

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  2. Will Jaensch quarantine housing as government embarks on $450 million in cuts? Will Liberals finally prioritise housing at a time of unprecedented homeless crisis? Will Jaensch today guarantee no cuts to public and affordable housing? Housing Minister Roger Jaensch must today guarantee there will not be further cuts to social and affordable housing and services […]

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  3. Cassy O’Connor has joined her former colleague Bob Brown in putting all renewable energy jobs at risk by failing to support the proposed Robbins Island wind farm before full details have even been finalised. Shadow Resources Minister Shane Broad said Ms O’Connor had finally broken her week-long silence today on Robbins Island, saying the Greens […]

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  4. Liberals have ignored warning signs for five years September is too long to wait for employers Industry at risk because of Government’s inaction Building and Construction Minister Elise Archer has serious questions to answer about the emerging crisis in Tasmania’s building industry, following its failure to deal with flammable cladding. With industry insiders warning of […]

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  5. Government failing – yet again – to address Tasmania’s jobs emergency Tasmanian unemployment rate worst in the nation Jobs going every day as Hodgman takes Tasmania toward $1 billion debt The Minority Hodgman Liberal Government has failed yet again to address Tasmania’s growing jobs emergency with today’s unemployment rate increasing to 6.7 per cent – […]

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  6. Bus service reinstated after Labor works with community Irresponsible decision to axe service shouldn’t have happened. The Hodgman Liberal Government has reversed its decision to cut public bus services between Strahan, Queenstown and Hobart after a successful campaign by Labor. Labor Member for Braddon Anita Dow said the service was reinstated after Labor worked with […]

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  7. Rockliff again puts an end to hopes of resolution Teachers still being punished as government prepares to swing the axe Widespread uncertainty for public sector grows The Minority Hodgman Liberal Government has thrown public sector wage negotiations into further chaos by rejecting a path to a resolution from teachers. Shadow Education Minister Josh Willie said […]

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  8. Cassy O’Connor is allowing renewable energy jobs to be put at risk by failing to stand up to Bob Brown. The Tasmanian Greens’ silence in response to Bob Brown’s attack on the Robbins Island wind farm has been deafening. “Yesterday the Greens had a chance to stand up for renewable energy jobs – they failed,” […]

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  9. Bob Brown should be ashamed of his breathtaking hypocrisy in opposing the Robbins Island wind farm. Bob Brown should be ashamed of his breathtaking hypocrisy in opposing the Robbins Island wind farm. Labor Leader Rebecca White said Mr Brown’s campaign against the renewable energy project highlighted everything that was wrong with the Greens. “Bob Brown […]

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  10. The Premier must reveal why disgraced former millionaire backbencher Adam Brooks has not repaid in full the $60,000 in legal fees he racked up on the taxpayer defending his lies. Mr Brooks resigned from the Parliament in disgrace earlier this year after it was proven that he had lied to Parliament, the Premier and investigators […]

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