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  1. Mental health patients forced to wait six days in emergency Waits of almost four days at the LGH Premier and Health Minister blind to the health crisis Two separate sets of data highlight the extent of the crisis in our hospitals. Questions on Notice from Budget Estimates revealed that mental health patients have had to […]

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  2. Infrastructure contingency fund emptied at election Minister Ignores his own advice on Mowbray interconnector How will Rockliff fund his Bruny Island Ferry mess?   Infrastructure Minister Jeremy Rockliff’s chaotic and reactionary approach to infrastructure planning has been exposed in his handling projects right across the state. Labor Shadow Infrastructure Minister, David O’Byrne said the Bruny […]

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  3. Shadow Minister for Resources Shane Broad has welcomed the news that the Avebury Nickel mine will restart operations. “It is great news for the West Coast and particularly for Zeehan to see a timetable for the Avebury Nickel Mine to come out of care and maintenance and return to full operations,” Dr Broad said. “I […]

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  4. Liberal Party breached its Constitution in Prosser preselection Liberal Party expelled former MLC Tony Mulder from the Party Extreme Right Wing operatives taking out moderate candidates   The dominant conservative wing of the Liberal Party has flexed its muscle again by expelling lifetime Liberal Party member and former Parliamentarian, Tony Mulder. Mr Mulder’s extraordinary outburst […]

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  5. Premier has no idea how much GST Tasmania will receive in year one Liberal GST plan “boils the frog” Morrison’s plan puts Western Australia first, not Tasmania. Shadow Treasurer Scott Bacon today called out Premier Will Hodgman’s betrayal of Tasmania in blindly accepting a new GST model without knowing any of the detail. “The Premier […]

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  6. New direct flights will bring more tourists to Tasmania Faster and more convenient travel between Hobart and Perth Virgin Australia’s announcement of new direct flights between Hobart and Perth is welcome news for Tasmania’s tourism industry. Labor Leader and Shadow Minister for Tourism, Rebecca White, said the announcement would help drive economic growth. “The new […]

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  7. A Shorten Labor Government will provide $8.8 million for North West Coastal Pathway State Government must kick in its share to ensure project is delivered Braddon Labor MP Anita Dow has welcomed today’s announcement that a Shorten Labor Government would provide funding for the North West Coastal Pathway. “Labor’s commitment is almost double what the […]

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  8. Tasmanian political parties have had a unity ticket on GST for decades If the Premier walks away now he is selling out future generations That will be his legacy Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has today confirmed he will announce the biggest shakeup in Federal-State financial relations in decades. Labor Leader Rebecca White said unless there […]

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  9. Report sheds light on shock departure of Mark Morrissey Attempts by Petrusma to undermine independence of important role Tasmania loses respected Children’s Commissioner due to interference of Petrusma The toxic breakdown in relationship between the Liberal Government and respected former Children’s Commissioner Mark Morrissey has been revealed in an Integrity Commission investigation. The report sheds […]

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  10. Findings should have included pathway to a Tasmanian club AFL should not ignore its role in current state of Tassie footy AFL should be straight with Tasmania about our status Shadow Minister for Sport David O’Byrne has welcomed support for the TSL and elite junior pathways in the AFL’s steering committee outcomes but has raised […]

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