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  1. Labor’s Employment, Regional Development and Trade IAC making real progress Current and future infrastructure needs a key focus of today’s IAC discussions Labor’s Employment, Regional Development and Trade Industry Advisory Council (IAC) is making real progress towards its goal of working with industry to create more Tasmanian jobs. The IAC met for the second time […]

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  2. Tasmanians need to be aware of wholesale petrol price   Motorists sick of being ripped off at the bowser as prices skyrocket   Oil companies should be compelled to act with honesty and stop gouging   Petroleum giants and petrol retailers should be forced to openly publicise the weekly wholesale price per litre of fuel […]

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  3. Franklin MP Alison Standen has called on Infrastructure Minister Jeremy Rockliff and the Hodgman Government to reinstate workable and appropriate bus services to communities at South Arm. Ms Standen said amended public transport timetables – which were foisted on Tasmanians this month without consultation as part of the government’s botched Project 2018 bus service reorganisation […]

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  4. Ferguson must ensure local workers are employed and paid fairly What do on-going workplace issues mean for delivery deadlines? Government must act to prioritise Tasmanian workers Health Minister Michael Ferguson must step in and ensure Tasmanian workers are given priority after the latest workplace dispute to hit the Royal Hobart Hospital redevelopment. Shadow Health Minister […]

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  5. New discussion paper puts the spotlight on mental health Labor brining health professionals and community together to find solutions   Labor has released a robust mental health discussion paper as part of its commitment to improving the health of all Tasmanians. Shadow Minister for Mental Health and Substance Use, Sarah Lovell, said Labor understood the […]

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  6. Labor Leader Rebecca White today revealed a new look Shadow Ministry, with Members of Parliament allocated to areas that are crucial to all Tasmanians and to Labor’s priorities going forward. “I am fortunate to have a strong team, with a diverse array of backgrounds and skills,” Ms White said. “The new Shadow Cabinet takes advantage […]

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  7. Michael Ferguson hides yet another critical report into Tasmania’s health system Tasmanians deserve to know the extent of the health crisis The denial and secrecy from the Minister has to stop Health Minister Michael Ferguson is refusing to come clean over the extent of the crisis in Tasmania’s health and hospital system by failing to […]

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  8. Did Guy Barnett approve Hydro Tasmania’s breach of prudent water management levels Tamar Valley Power Station now running to preserve storages Government draining dams to plug budget black hole Energy Minister, Guy Barnett, must explain why he has allowed Tasmania’s water storages to fall below safe management levels for the first time since the energy […]

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  9. Adam Brooks makes the right decision to resign from Parliament Despite political differences, we wish him well for his future  Labor Member for Braddon, Shane Broad, today said Adam Brooks has made the right decision to resign from Parliament. “Mr Brooks has ultimately made the right decision for the people of Braddon,” Dr Broad said. […]

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  10. Latest fiasco to plague redevelopment under hands-off Health Minister Ferguson remains negligent on Tasmania’s largest infrastructure build Government must act to protect local workers Health Minister Michael Ferguson is once again missing in action as a new workforce debacle continues at the Royal Hobart Hospital redevelopment. Shadow Health Minister Sarah Lovell said Mr Ferguson had […]

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