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Rebecca White MP | Labor Member for Lyons

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  1. Barnett has no coherent plan for the future of Tasmanian energy policy Tasmanian Liberals have been silent on ‘big stick’ legislation Barnett must pressure Taylor on previous comments on wind power Energy Minister Guy Barnett continues to put Liberal party alliances ahead of standing up to Angus Taylor and the Federal Government on energy policy. […]

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  2. Hodgman needs to get serious about properly investigating Courtney scandal RTI documents reveal need to take investigation further Government has form on billing Tasmanians for Minister’s controversies The Hodgman Liberal Government needs to finally get serious and investigate how much Sarah Courtney’s personal relationship has cost Tasmanian taxpayers. Ms Courtney was shifted sideways from her […]

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  3. Labor’s Industry Advisory Councils agree skills training is a priority Serious gaps in availability of training must be addressed Labor will work with local businesses to ensure future Tasmanian jobs A lack of training opportunities continues to have a serious effect on the ability of Tasmanian businesses to attract properly skilled workers to meet their […]

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  4. Tasmanian Liberals have been silent on ‘big stick’ legislation Proposed laws could lead to privatisation of Hydro Barnett must pressure Taylor on previous comments on wind power Shadow Energy Minister David O’Byrne has called on Guy Barnett to stand up to Angus Taylor and the Federal Government’s plans to privatise Hydro while he’s in Tasmania […]

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  5. Federal Labor commits to put terminations in public hospital system Hodgman allowed Ferguson to block access for almost a year Safe and accessible service should be available in public system Shadow Health Minister Sarah Lovell has welcomed Federal Labor’s commitment to provide free, safe and accessible termination services in public hospitals and clinics. Ms Lovell […]

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  6. Community working to keep St Mary’s in hands of community Fighting for communities to save graveyards and burial sites Outcome sought on cemetery classification Labor Member for Lyons Jen Butler has congratulated the Southern Midlands Community for fighting for St Mary’s Church, Kempton to stay in the hands of the community. “The Anglican Diocese have […]

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  7. Liberal Government not listening to teachers, nurses, paramedics and other public service workers Two per cent wage offer unfair and unreasonable despite Hodgman and Gutwein’s claims GBEs receiving wage increases far above the wage cap Labor Leader Rebecca White today called for the Hodgman Government to ditch its arrogant 2 per cent wage cap for […]

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  8. Hodgman Government gives significant wage increases to GBE workers while ignoring nurses and teachers Two per cent wage offer unfair and unreasonable despite Hodgman and Gutwein’s claims Premier Hodgman and Treasurer Peter Gutwein are continuing to dud frontline public servants on pay while Government Business Enterprise hearings have exposed workers in those organisations have received […]

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  9. TasNetworks executive paid out $400,000 despite “resigning” Day of woe as each GBE at hearings found to have splurged on executive payouts Huge payouts dished out despite wage cap for Tasmanian teachers, nurses Yet another Liberal golden handshake has been revealed, with Labor unearthing a $400,000 payment to a TasNetworks general manager who later turned […]

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  10. Labor’s  IAC focusing on innovative solutions to improving the wellbeing, care  and community development industry Tasmania’s ageing population can significantly contribute to regional services The state needs to be prepared to meet health care demand   Labor is focused on working with industry to ensure the Tasmanian workforce has the skills to deliver the highest […]

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