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  1. Appeal to Peter Gutwein for bipartisanship on health Too many people have been left behind by the Liberals Budget unsustainable, propped up by structural underfunding of essential services Labor Leader Rebecca White has written to Tasmania’s new Premier Peter Gutwein, seeking a bipartisan approach to tackling the state’s health crisis. Ms White said the health […]

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  2. Premier wobbling on Westbury Elise Archer admits no other sites are being seriously considered Will Peter Gutwein use his position to veto Westbury? Peter Gutwein and Elise Archer appear to be at odds over the site of a new maximum security prison in northern Tasmania. Labor Member for Lyons Jen Butler said while the new […]

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  3. On behalf of the Tasmanian Labor Party, I express sincere condolences to the family and colleagues of Cameron Goss, killed in an accident last week at the Henty Gold Mine. His death was a shock to mine workers, and to the tight-knit community of the West Coast where he lived. My thoughts are with his […]

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  4. Creation of Finance portfolio to keep Michael Ferguson busy How will the roles be divided? Ferguson to become the bearer of bad news Labor Shadow Treasurer David O’Byrne said Peter Gutwein’s decision to offload half of his Treasury portfolio to Michael Ferguson is a further sign of a fractured party. “Peter Gutwein has wrecked the […]

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  5. Peter Gutwein’s first ministry is a missed opportunity to change the direction of a bitterly divided government that has lost its way. Labor Leader, Rebecca White, said the mid-term reshuffle was a chance to send a signal that the Liberal Government was responding to the needs of Tasmanians. “After stating the Government needed to do […]

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  6. I am deeply saddened to hear the news coming out of the Henty Gold Mine this morning. Tasmanians will be devastated to learn that rescuers believe the mine worker has not survived. My thoughts, and the thoughts of the Labor Party, are with the family of the missing man, his fellow workers at the Henty […]

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  7. Is Peter Gutwein about to make a hospital pass? Tasmanians the losers if Ferguson appointed Labor Member for Braddon Shane Broad said speculation is rife today that Michael Ferguson will walk away from Peter Gutwein’s cabinet reshuffle as Tasmania’s next Treasurer. “If that happens it’s a clear payoff for pulling out of the fight for […]

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  8. No end in sight to Tasmania’s housing crisis More Tasmanians are waiting for appropriate, safe and secure housing Peter Gutwein must act now, ahead of cold winter People in Tasmania who are homeless, or at risk, do worse than anywhere else in the country after accessing homelessness services. Shadow Minister for Housing Alison Standen said […]

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  9. Response times worst in the nation Children being left in at risk situations too long A year after the state government acknowledged it needed to do more to protect at risk children, Tasmania still trails well behind the rest of the nation. Shadow Minister for Child Safety Josh Willie said while government spending on child […]

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  10. Labor backs Cradle Coast call for intervention Bad outcome for farmers Economic blow to local community Labor has backed a call by the Cradle Coast Authority for the state government to intervene in the Quoiba saleyard closure. Shadow Minister for Primary Industries Shane Broad said Guy Barnett must convene an urgent meeting of stakeholders to […]

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