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  1. Community clubs struggling Today’s announcement raises more questions than answers Is this new money or a rebadge? Sports Minister Jane Howlett must explain the delay in distributing the Community Support Levy funding for struggling community clubs. Shadow Minster for Sport David O’Byrne said the Government seem to be cynically manipulating money and announcements. “These clubs […]

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  2. Peter Gutwein touts dodgy numbers to defend inaction on housing Thousands of Tasmanians desperate for secure housing Real action needed to put a roof over Tasmanians’ heads Peter Gutwein continues to let down Tasmanians desperately in need of secure housing, using dodgy figures to dodge his responsibility. Labor Leader Rebecca White said the Premier’s claim […]

    The post Premier’s smoke and mirrors housing fix appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

  3. Peter Gutwein admits the Spirits replacement now a billion-dollar project Premier’s slip reveals blowout in cost of project Still no taskforce report on Spirits replacement The Premier needs to explain an apparent blowout in the cost of the shambolic replacement of the Spirit of Tasmania vessels, to at least $1 billion. Shadow Minister for Infrastructure […]

    The post Premier reveals TT-line cost blowout appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

  4. Thousands to lose out under JobKeeper withdrawal No lobbying from Premier to keep it despite economic repercussions Premier must put Tasmanians first Peter Gutwein’s refusal to lobby for the continuation of JobKeeper is a slap in the face to Tasmanians at risk of losing their jobs when the subsidy is withdrawn at the end of […]

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  5. People are dying – what will it take for the Premier to act? Premier has no plan to prevent further deaths Peter Gutwein and Sarah Courtney all talk, no action Peter Gutwein and Sarah Courtney are sitting on their hands while Tasmanians are dying waiting for ambulances. Shadow Health Minister Dr Bastian Seidel said the […]

    The post Tasmanians dying waiting for ambulances while Peter Gutwein sits on his hands appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

  6. Despicable actions against family sawmill Labor stands with workers Liberals and Greens cannot continue to agitate Tasmanian Labor condemns the action taken by the Bob Brown Foundation against a family sawmill this morning. Shadow Minister for Primary Industries Shane Broad said the actions are despicable. “The actions taken by the Bob Brown Foundation this morning […]

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  7. Ferguson and government clueless on critically needed traffic fix Minister has $25 million to spend – and no plan how to spend it Traffic solution crucial for Tasmania’s COVID recovery Premier Peter Gutwein and State Growth Minister Michael Ferguson need to tell Tasmanians this week when they will start work on Hobart’s crucially needed northern […]

    The post Northern suburbs light rail going nowhere on Ferguson’s broken promise appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

  8. People are dying – what will it take for the Premier to act? Tasmania’s health system is in a perpetual crisis Ambulance crews doing fantastic job in extreme conditions People are dying waiting for ambulances while Peter Gutwein and Sarah Courtney fail to take action to protect Tasmanians. Shadow Health Minister Dr Bastian Seidel said […]

    The post People are dying while Peter Gutwein and Sarah Courtney fail to act appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

  9. Lack of staff forced the closure of the New Norfolk ambulance station No ambulance coverage for the Derwent Valley overnight Liberal Government failing Derwent Valley residents The Liberal Government is showing complete disregard for residents of the Derwent Valley by failing to address ongoing concerns about ambulance coverage. Member for Derwent Craig Farrell said he […]

    The post Derwent Valley left with no ambulance coverage overnight appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

  10. Survivors need assurance that they will be heard when they come forward Serious findings of police investigation must result in action Horrific case must be the beginning of a vastly improved police practices The serious findings of a police review showing child sex abuse allegations involving former nurse James Griffin were not acted on over […]

    The post Findings of investigation into horrific child abuse case must lead to better results for survivors appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

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