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  1. Indecision has cost jobs and revenue Decision yet another example of Gutwein’s dithering on crucial infrastructure projects The Gutwein Government has once again shown it is prepared to dither rather than get on with the job of timely delivery of crucial infrastructure for Tasmania with today’s decision on the TT Line replacement vessels. Shadow Infrastructure […]

    The post Gutwein Government takes Tasmania back to square one on crucial TT Line build meaning two years of unnecessary delay appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

  2. Today the Gutwein Government claimed that their policy to build public housing costs $140,000 to build each home. But on March 5, Housing Minister Roger Jaensch confirmed the total for each home is $100,000. This clearly shows this government and the Housing Minister are clueless about public and social housing which is not surprising considering […]

    The post Gutwein Government gets it wrong and throws Housing Minister Jaensch under a bus appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

  3. Liberal health plan like putting a band-aid on a broken leg More doctors, more appointments and better health care under Labor Only Labor is working for Tasmanians to solve Tasmania’s health crisis Shadow Health Minister Dr Bastian Seidel has blasted the Liberal Party for their woefully insufficient response to the crisis that is engulfing Tasmania’s […]

    The post Tasmanians deserve more than band-aid solutions from the Liberals on Health appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

  4. $1.75 million to ensure legal representation is available when it’s needed Now is not the time for Liberals to cut vital support Funding includes one additional lawyer for each community legal centre A Majority Labor Government will increase permanent funding to the Community Legal Assistant Sector in Tasmania by $1.75 million annually. Labor Member for […]

    The post Labor will provide permanent post COVID funding to Community Legal Sector to ensure access to legal representation appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

  5. Labor’s $195.7 million housing commitment will build more than 2,000 new homes Unacceptable that Liberals have allowed housing crisis to escalate forcing families into homelessness Liberals have failed families and failed Tasmanians by ignoring the reality of the housing crisis A Majority Labor Government will spend more than $195 million to build an additional 2,000 new […]

    The post Labor’s massive building boost for public and social housing will fix nightmare housing crisis Gutwein has created and ignored appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

  6. Michael Ferguson completely failing to deliver infrastructure Liberals only delivered 31% of its infrastructure budget by the end of February Only Labor is working for Tasmanians for real economic outcomes Infrastructure Minister Michael Ferguson cannot change the facts, he is completely failing to deliver the infrastructure Peter Gutwein promised Tasmanians. Shadow Treasurer David O’Byrne said […]

    The post Another negative Ferguson release won’t change the facts appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

  7. Treasury calls out Liberals’ inability to deliver infrastructure Tasmanians miss out as Liberals break scores of infrastructures promises Labor is working for Tasmanians to deliver better economic outcomes Shadow Treasurer David O’Byrne said Labor welcomed today’s improvement in the budget and debt position, but noted the improvement is almost entirely due to increased GST receipts and the Government’s […]

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  8. Shadow Health Minister ready to debate key election issue of health anywhere, anytime Liberal Party has overseen 7 years of health and hospital chaos Labor’s comprehensive Health Action Plan will solve Tasmania’s health crisis Shadow Health Minister Dr Bastian Seidel has thrown down the gauntlet to Peter Gutwein, Sarah Courtney and the Liberal Party, challenging […]

    The post Dr Seidel challenges Liberals to health debate appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

  9. $1 million a year for Suicide Prevention Commissioner Labor will employ 30 new mental health social workers in Community Health Centres Only Labor is working for Tasmanians to create a better and fairer state A majority Labor Government would form a Suicide Prevention Commission to help identify and understand the factors and systematic issues that […]

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  10. 25 additional nurses and 12 new specialist doctors for North West New mental health facility for hospital Waiting lists for north west Tasmanians have spiralled to unacceptable levels under Liberals A Majority Labor Government will significantly boost frontline medical staff at the North West Regional Hospital after seven years of cuts and neglect under the […]

    The post Major boost in frontline medical staff will slash out-of-control waiting lists at North West Regional Hospital appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

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