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  1. Labor submitting its health policy to Treasury today    Gutwein won’t say when the Liberals will do the same   Treasurer Peter Gutwein has refused to commit to presenting the Liberals’ health policy to Treasury in time for it to be fully scrutinised. Shadow Treasurer Scott Bacon committed to Labor submitting its $560 million health […]

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  2. Not only do the Liberals oppose scrapping fees, they send in the debt collectors   Education Minister lying about Labor’s policy Every child has the right to a good education    The Liberals have again shown their true colours by opposing Labor’s policy to scrap school fees for public school students. Labor Campaign Spokesperson Sarah […]

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  3. Premier must answer questions over conflict of interest   Has the $200,000 water debt been officially waived? How much did Jeremy Rockliff save from his own decision? Premier Will Hodgman must finally address the conflict of interest cloud hanging over his Deputy Jeremy Rockliff. Shadow Treasurer Scott Bacon said Tasmanians deserve confidence that the state’s […]

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  4. Disappointing that Peter Gutwein is using Tamar politically Liberals should have followed caretaker conventions State-federal package to complement Labor’s policies  Labor is committed to the state’s share of funding to improve the health of the Tamar River. Deputy Labor Leader Michelle O’Byrne said it was disappointing that yet again Peter Gutwein was focused on playing […]

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  5. Labor would invest $3 million to restore and revitalise heritage rail projects   By working collaboratively Tasmania can produce some unique rail experiences Labor would appoint a Tasmanian Rail Access Coordinator (TRAC)    A majority Labor Government will invest $3 million to fund rail infrastructure projects on existing dis-used lines across Tasmania. Labor Leader Rebecca […]

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  6. Will Hodgman must address conflict of interest issue Labor will refer the matter to the Integrity Commission if the Premier doesn’t act Clear evidence that decisions are not made at “arm’s length” If Premier Will Hodgman does not address a clear conflict of interest involving his Deputy and Water Minister, Labor will be forced to […]

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  7. Public education is a fundamental right Labor will waive fees for all Tasmanian public school students   Labor is committed to addressing the cost of living Initiative will save a family with three children around $1800 a year    A majority Labor Government will reduce the cost of living for thousands of Tasmanian families by […]

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  8. Liberals must implement all of the TFGA’s recommendations Stronger controls and better communication is key Cuts to Biosecurity Tasmania led to fruit fly emergency Labor will rebuild BT but Liberals must act immediately to stop fruit fly The TFGA has called out the Liberal Government’s inadequate response to the escalating fruit fly emergency. Shadow Primary […]

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  9. Prime Minister must guarantee Tasmania won’t be worse off A cut to GST would cripple our ability to pay for health and education   Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull must give Tasmanians a guarantee that he’s not about to cut our state’s share of the GST. Shadow Treasurer Scott Bacon said a cut to GST would […]

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  10. Premier must stand his Deputy and Water Minister down Water Minister also the Director of a company benefiting from irrigation scheme Rockliff waived a $200,000 bill that benefited his own company     Minister must say how much his business has saved as a direct result of decisions he made Questions over whether the Ministerial Code […]

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