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  1. Frontline workers and sick Tasmanians suffer on Sarah Courtney’s watch Health experts and community calling for vision and action More Liberal cuts to come Sarah Courtney has been shamed into doing something, after more than four months of blaming doctors, nurses and health bureaucrats for the problems the Liberals have caused in our hospitals. Shadow […]

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  2. Damning report points to Government’s failure to resource Risdon Prison Overtime, sick leave and workers compensation out of control Prison lockdowns through the roof Elise Archer must tell Tasmanians how soon she will implement the recommendations of a damning report into Tasmania’s prison system released today by Tasmania’s Auditor-General. Shadow Minister for Corrections Ella Haddad […]

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  3. Renewable hydrogen ‘action plan’ light on action Guy Barnett putting at risk Tasmania’s renewable energy advantage Will Hodgman’s Government playing catch up with other states Guy Barnett is playing catch up on hydrogen, putting at risk Tasmania’s natural renewable energy advantage and the jobs that come with it. Shadow Energy Minister David O’Byrne said Will […]

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  4. Government determined to play politics on community safety Liberals won’t back Labor’s plans for maximum life sentences for child sex offenders Desperate Hodgman wants distractions from health crisis Will Hodgman and his Liberal mates are determined to play gutter politics as the parliamentary sitting year draws to a close. Shadow Attorney General Ella Haddad today […]

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  5. Concerns that red tape is constraining the building, construction and infrastructure industry have been highlighted at Labor’s Industry Advisory Council meeting. Labor convenes a series of Industry Advisory Councils across different sectors of the Tasmanian economy. Key industry leaders and stakeholders from the building, construction and infrastructure sector have met with Labor in Campbell Town, […]

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  6. What’s Hodgman hiding on Hidding? RTI documents subject to heavy redaction Tasmanians deserve to know the size of the golden handshake they’re paying for Will Hodgman continues to duck and weave on the payout to former MP Rene Hidding, flying in the face of his government’s public commitment to transparency. Chair of Labor’s Transparency Committee […]

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  7. Community sector crowd funding solutions to homelessness Will Hodgman’s Government contributes a drop in the ocean Housing crisis a daily reality for thousands of Tasmanians Will Hodgman’s Government has failed Tasmanians who are sleeping rough or experiencing housing stress. Shadow Housing Minister Alison Standen said community organisations such as The Salvation Army and the Hobart […]

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  8. Frontline workers and sick Tasmanians suffer on Sarah Courtney’s watch Minister has dodged media for a month Sarah Courtney has made a mockery of her claim that she is listening to clinicians and experts in Tasmania’s crippled public health system. Shadow Health Minister Sarah Lovell said in recent weeks a litany of criticism has been […]

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  9. Hodgman fails to prioritise delivery of new Spirit of Tasmania vessels Tasmanians still kept in the dark about the infrastructure project Government must commit to deliver new vessels on time and on budget Why isn’t Premier Will Hodgman meeting with the German shipbuilder, Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft, in charge of constructing the two new Spirit of Tasmania […]

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  10. More than 70 junior doctors sign a scathing review of RHH working conditions Junior health care workers leaving the state in unprecedented numbers Sarah Courtney and Will Hodgman must act urgently Sarah Courtney and Will Hodgman must act urgently to address serious failings in the public health system following a scathing critique of safety and […]

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