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  1. What’s up for sale next after Elizabeth Street Pier and Treasury building? Government properties should remain in Tasmanian’s hands Gutwein’s fire sale proof of his financial mismanagement Tasmanians should be concerned about the future ownership of important state assets as Treasurer Peter Gutwein ramps up his privatisation agenda with a fire sale of the Elizabeth […]

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  2. Almost a year since termination services withdrawn – and still no guarantee from Ferguson or Hodgman Liberals also now two weeks beyond delivering what they promised Health Minister just not to be trusted with important health services Health Minister Michael Ferguson has now allowed the lack of termination services in Tasmania to drag on for […]

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  3. Where are the details on JBS transition? Livelihoods at stake as Liberals miss deadlines and feed uncertainty Inaction places stress on workers and producers The Liberal Government must release details of the deal Treasurer Peter Gutwein claimed would be done by Tuesday to transition operations at JBS’s Devonport abattoir to Tasmanian Quality Meats. “It’s been […]

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  4. Teachers determined to put student welfare first – Rockliff is not Time for government to stop the blame game and negotiate in good faith The Hodgman Liberal Government and Education Minister Jeremy Rockliff need to stop the blame game and hold genuine, sensible, good faith negotiations with Tasmanian teachers. Shadow Education Minister Michelle O’Byrne said […]

    The post Teachers face worst pay in country and unmanageable workloads – and Rockliff not listening appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

  5. Foodbank need greater assurances as Hodgman Government slow to act Community Development Minister has to provide certainty Guarantees needed for group that provides 2.5 million meals each year Community Development Minister Jacquie Petrusma needs to provide greater certainty to critical food relief provider Foodbank as Christmas approaches and its future remains uncertain. Shadow Housing, Disability […]

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  6. Labor working with key stakeholders to create jobs The first IAC meets in Northern Tasmania today More needs to be done to match skills with shortages Labor is forging ahead with its commitment to work with stakeholders across the state’s key economic sectors to create more full time jobs in Tasmania. The Labor Party today […]

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  7. Liberal Government hampering Year 11 and 12 students by overlooking the basics Serious gap in marker numbers has potential to obstruct exam process More than 7,000 Tasmanian Year 11 and 12 students head to their end-of-year exams tomorrow at the same time the Hodgman Liberal Government has failed to employ enough staff to mark their […]

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  8. Tasmanians want tangible action – not more talk – around key infrastructure issues Lack of detail on congestion condemns Hobart to years of traffic chaos Tudge sneaks into town, hides from Tasmanians, leaves behind no detail Tasmanians want tangible outcomes, not more talk, on the long-discussed City Deal for Hobart after the Morrison Government’s Cities […]

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  9. Government must meet with Nyrstar over proposed job cuts The loss of 12 jobs would put immense pressure on an already strained workforce Concerns job losses would increase the risk of serious injury The Government must take urgent action to prevent the loss of 12 contractors at Nyrstar zinc works in Hobart and ensure the […]

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  10. Almost a year since termination services withdrawn – and still no guarantee from Ferguson or Hodgman Liberals now a week beyond their own deadline for reinstatement of services Premier and Health Minister must tell women today – what date will services be available The Hodgman Liberal Government’s appalling betrayal of Tasmanian women and families in […]

    The post 312 days and counting – and Ferguson still forcing Tasmanian women to travel interstate appeared first on Tasmanian Labor.

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