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  1. Michael Ferguson incapable of treating nurses with fairness and respect Hodgman Liberal Government must get serious and scrap the cap Nurses and other health staff holding a system in crisis together The Hodgman Liberal Government and Health Minister Michael Ferguson have yet again shown complete disrespect for Tasmania’s nurses by refusing to put a fair […]

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  2. Early intervention the key to fixing the crisis in mental health services Telehealth service provides important primary care Hodgman Government failing to deliver on mental health beds and services  A re-launched PSYCH2U telehealth service offering psychiatric and psychology appointments to Tasmanians across the state will help fill a serious void in treatment options for mental […]

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  3. Treasurer must reveal precisely what Liberals have planned for Hobart Labor supports Tasmania’s diverse nightlife culture Government must look at disastrous consequences in other states The Hodgman Liberal Government and Treasurer Peter Gutwein must come clean on exactly what secret plans they have for lockout laws which would be disastrous for Tasmanian hospitality venues. Shadow […]

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  4. Government must ditch its wage cap and end long running dispute New round of negotiations a fresh opportunity to do the right thing Public sector workers have been waiting six weeks for a pay rise   The Hodgman Government must ditch its two per cent wage cap for Tasmanian public sector employees and put an […]

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  5. Reports says cases have been open for 415 days on average RTI process has been totally politicised Liberals deliberately under-resourcing RTI appeals Tasmania’s Right To Information review backlog is a disgrace, with the Hodgman Government refusing to resource the Ombudsman to anywhere close to adequate levels. “The Hodgman Government has an abysmal track record on […]

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  6. Children not being allocated to case workers with required urgency Crisis in child protection system growing Figures also show Jaensch continuing to fail on housing affordability and accessibility Human Services Minister Roger Jaensch is continuing to fail Tasmanians on dual fronts after finally releasing updated housing and child protection data today. Shadow Housing and Child […]

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  7. Southern commuters need Liberals to start taking action Hands-off Government leaves it to others to do hard yards Nothing happening with dreamt up Liberal election promises The Government’s record on Hobart’s congestion is five years of laziness, inaction and abject failure, Shadow Minister for Infrastructure David O’Byrne said. “With 87 per cent of people saying […]

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  8. Southern commuters need Liberals to start taking action Hands-off Government leaves it to others to do hard yards Nothing happening with dreamt up Liberal election promises The Government’s record on Hobart’s congestion is five years of laziness, inaction and abject failure, Shadow Minister for Infrastructure David O’Byrne said. “With 87 per cent of people saying […]

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  9. Mainland Tasmania’s fruit fly free status great news for growers Tasmanians urged to support growers and buy local Government must get on with developing new biosecurity legislation   Shadow Minister for Primary Industries, Shane Broad, has welcomed mainland Tasmania reclaiming its fruit fly free status. “This is great news for Tasmania’s fruit exporters who have […]

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  10. Minister cannot come up with believable reason why data is being withheld What does the Hodgman Liberal Government have to hide? Tasmanians require important update on housing crisis Housing Minister Roger Jaensch needs to either immediately release the latest update to important housing data or explain why he is determined to keep it under wraps. […]

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