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  1. FSC must be a priority for Sustainable Timbers Tasmania Decision must spark action after Barnett was unable to set timelines Barnett now on clock – he must make FSC a priority The decision by Bunnings and Officeworks to only accept timber from sustainable sources puts Resources Minister Guy Barnett on the clock to achieve FSC […]

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  2. Michael Ferguson’s hospitals crisis descends to a new low Health Minister wants to put patients into storage rooms and alcoves – and equip them with a hand bell Ferguson proposes hospital run at continual catastrophe level The crisis at the Royal Hobart Hospital has descended to such a new low that Health Minister Michael Ferguson […]

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  3. Labor supports reforming remissions The bill is a cynical attempt to cover up incompetence The plan lacks support in the legal and corrections system The Liberals plan to abolish remissions is political and designed to distract from its failure to keep Tasmanians safe. Dangerous prisoners should never be granted remission and any circumstances where that […]

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  4. Four and a half years of inaction on TasWater Backflip after two years of an unnecessary war on local government Where will the money come from? After more than four years in Government and two years of staging an unnecessary war on TasWater, the Liberals are no closer to moving the Macquarie Point sewage treatment […]

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  5. Health Minister has not started new Mistral Place beds – and today admits he may not Ferguson still not listening to frontline clinicians on lack of beds Minister still cannot provide detailed timeline for delivery of his promises Critical acute mental health beds promised by the Liberals at Mistral Place in Hobart may not now […]

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  6. Why is there no mass vaccination clinic scheduled for the north? Does Michael Ferguson understand the financial difficulties parents face? Why is Health Minister refusing to expand program after two B strain cases confirmed Health Minister Michael Ferguson is badly failing Tasmanian families in the North, North-West and across the state by failing to expand […]

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  7. Failure after failure in health and hospital system has outraged Tasmanians Tasmanians letting their feelings known through Labor’s campaign Premier must show he listens to Tasmanians – and sack Ferguson Premier Hodgman must see the writing on the wall and sack his embattled Health Minister Michael Ferguson as a growing number of Tasmanians demand he […]

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  8. Michael Ferguson contracts out responsibility as well as construction work Local firms and workers must be a priority for Ferguson after latest debacle Michael Ferguson needs to provide guarantee today that deadlines will not blow out The unacceptable debacle around up to 130 unpaid construction workers at the Royal Hobart Hospital redevelopment – and today’s […]

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  9. Hodgman rolls over and delivers Tasmania a dud deal on GST Gutwein disagreed and can now only say GST deal is good “on face value” Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Treasurer Peter Gutwein’s clear disagreement over the dud GST deal has again exposed the unbridled divisions in the Liberal Party. Shadow Treasurer Scott Bacon said […]

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  10. Business confidence lowest in Australia Treasurer’s arrogance shown up by independent analysis Liberals can’t name a single significant piece of economic reform Business confidence in Tasmania has taken a slide as the Liberals here and in Canberra descend into chaos, infighting and policy uncertainty.   The Hodgman Government’s boasting about business confidence has been shown […]

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