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  1. Gutwein fails to deliver COVID plan Government has no plan for jobs 70% of Tasmania’s tourism workforce on JobKeeper  A vague indication today by Peter Gutwein that borders could open sooner than the 1 December timeframe comes without any sign of a plan to manage COVID. Shadow Treasurer David O’Byrne said the Premier’s own advisory […]

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  2. Delays putting tourism investment and jobs at risk COVID does not justify the government’s action TT-Line proposal should be supported The tourism industry says investment and jobs are being put at risk because of delays imposed by the government in replacing the Spirit of Tasmania vessels. Tourism Industry Council CEO Luke Martin has come out […]

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  3. Elise Archer on her own defending financial support Guy Barnett says video content ‘dangerous and illegal’ Labor backs Tasmania’s forest industry. The division and hypocrisy within the ranks of the Liberal government have been put in the spotlight during debate in the Tasmanian Parliament last night. Shadow Minister for Resources Shane Broad said Guy Barnett […]

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  4. Liberals back Philippines build and WA fit out No guarantee of Tasmanian jobs Tourist and freight sectors left marooned The Liberal Government has given its strongest indication yet that it is backing a proposal to build the new Spirit of Tasmania vessels in the Philippines. Shadow Infrastructure Minister Shane Broad said the boat yard in […]

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  5. Government delivers just five of 80 promised social housing homes Public housing waiting list has blown out under Liberals’ watch Government must get on with building affordable and social housing The Liberal government continues to fail struggling Tasmanians with its inability to deliver promised affordable and social housing. Shadow Housing Minister Alison Standen said, despite […]

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  6. Reprieve on jobs data, but crossroads ahead Tasmania especially vulnerable to threshold changes for JobKeeper Peter Gutwein must lobby hard to protect Tasmanian jobs Labor has welcomed the improvement in the latest headline ABS jobs figures, but says the biggest impact is yet to come. Shadow Treasurer David O’Byrne said in less than two weeks, […]

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  7. Premier backtracks on outrageous attack on LGH health professionals Belated half apology from Peter Gutwein Real action needed to avert more unnecessary deaths Peter Gutwein’s forced apology to health professionals at the Launceston General Hospital has revealed the Premier’s true colours and given Tasmanians a glimpse of his vindictive streak. Labor Leader Rebecca White said […]

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  8. Sarah Courtney refuses to answer questions on unnecessary deaths Liberals desperate to downplay doctors’ concerns Stonewalling typical of Liberal tactics For the third day in a row, Sarah Courtney has refused to answer questions about how many unnecessary patient deaths there have been at the Launceston General Hospital. Shadow Minister for Health Sarah Lovell said […]

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  9. Convicted paedophile should be jailed Position of trust abused, young lives destroyed Government must act to ensure sentence is served Labor has called on the government to ensure that a convicted paedophile is jailed for his crimes. Shadow Attorney General Ella Haddad said Peter John O’Neill’s victims have been denied justice after suffering the most […]

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  10. Chronic problems in prison system repeatedly highlighted Damning leaked report MIA Elise Archer can’t fix what she won’t acknowledge A report tabled in State Parliament this week highlights ongoing and serious problems in Tasmania’s prison system, but more worryingly doesn’t appear to tell the full story. Shadow Minister for Corrections Ella Haddad said the government […]

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