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It's a plan to protect our precious way of life, and to help more Tasmanians into a home of their own. A plan to invest in the infrastructure needed to build Tasmania's future. We have achieve a lot over the last four years, working together with our community. Tasmania is now a much more confident, prouder ...
A majority Labor government will continue to support the development of its successful Tasmanian irrigation and water infrastructure projects and protect Tasmanian businesses from the effects of drought and provide the surety that will underpin future growth in the state's agricultural sector. A key initiative ...
"The Tasmanian government already invests either directly or indirectly in a number of health call centres which are available to the Tasmanian public," ... "Further to this, Ambulance Tasmania has recently commenced investigating the establishment of yet another health advice line for Tasmanian callers to ...
The Tasmanian government has described the incident as a "natural disaster" in terms of potential damage it could do to the state's economy. ... "However, I am advised by Biosecurity Tasmania that current evidence suggests the supply-chain issue relates to a single fumigation facility, which has now been ...

"The Liberal Tasmanian government has chronically underfunded health, so I call on the federal Liberal government to match federal Labor's commitment of $30 million for elective surgery in Tasmania," Ms White said. "It's the least they could do after cutting $1.1 billon out of Tasmania's health system.".
Currently there are more than 500 mining leases in Tasmania, and although most cover small quarrying operations, there are 10 operating major mines. ... Mineral Resources Tasmania (MRT) is the Tasmanian government entity charged with ensuring that the state's mineral resources are managed ...
The next Tasmanian government must put the growth of skilled digital jobs at the forefront of its policy platform if it is to give Tasmanians the best opportunities, according to the two candidates vying for a spot in the next Cabinet. Speaking at a forum on Future Jobs for Tasmania hosted by ACS - the ...
PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull is set to announce $27 million in Federal government funding across regional Tasmania when he visits the ... Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman takes a selfie with PM Malcolm Turnbull and Love Your Local ambassador David Foster at Lauderdale's Foreshore Tavern.
THE Tasmanian government department investigating the deaths of 16 polo ponies late last month is still refusing to provide any new information ... and two sick ponies about an hour after driving off the Spirit of Tasmania in Melbourne, and had been unable to pull over to check the animals any earlier.
Labor has unveiled a $32.5 million four-year energy policy, setting a target to generate more than "120 per cent" of Tasmania's energy needs from renewables. Party leader Rebecca White said a Labor government would restore the state's renewable energy advantage by focusing on technology that lowers ...
The Farrell family's run of good luck in Tasmania continued unabated. They won the right to build a second casino-hotel-golf course development in Launceston. They were on a roll and somehow the family managed to persuade the government of the day to grant them the monopoly on placing pokies in ...
Whatever the result in Tasmania's March 3 election, Richo expects the new government will "do what every Tasmanian government has done before. It will pass a grab-bag of policies it knows it cannot pay for." Unkindly but not entirely inaccurately, Richo says the idea that someone else will pay "is ...
The Liberal Party has launched its major education policy, vowing to outspend Labor on what it describes as Tasmania's biggest ever investment in teachers and support ... Mr Rockliff said at least 76 teachers would be employed by 2022 as part of the plan to extend all government high schools to Year 12.
THE Tasmanian Greens will implement a moratorium on fish farm expansion if it gets a say in government after the election. Marine environment spokeswoman Rosalie Woodruff said the policy would clean up fish farming in Tasmania. "We have to stop, listen to the scientists and listen to local communities ...
ACCORDING to the Australian Productivity Report on government Services 2018, Tasmania's prison population has increased by 23 per cent since July, 2014. ... The Tasmanian Liberals' Plan implies that investing in prison infrastructure will lead to a significant lowering of the crime rate, yet this link is not ...

In Tasmania, ahead of the March 3 state election, the Liberal government is facing pressure to introduce tough new political donation laws, going beyond the existing federal laws requiring the disclosure of individual donations worth more than $13,500. The leader of the Tasmanian Greens, Cassy ...
I for one, along with many of my business colleagues and personal friends, am sick of their posturing about the possibility of minority government in Tasmania. Let me be extremely clear, the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry -- representing the views of our members statewide -- know that ...
THE State government has submitted a bid to have the decommissioned HMAS Darwin scuttled off Tasmania's East Coast where it could serve as a ... In late 2016, the Federal Government decided not to sink the HMAS Tobruk in Tasmanian waters for the same purpose, opting to scuttle her in Queensland.
Labor spokeswoman Sarah Lovell described the funding package as a bad deal for Tasmania. "The deal that is on the table goes nowhere near making up for the cuts that happened under the Abbott and Hodgman governments," she said. "There is no more crucial time than now to properly resource our ...
Initially Mr Morris was told by Biosecurity Tasmania he would be able to sell fruit because his farm was declared free of fruit fly. A further test of 600 pieces ... But the original protocols were tightened after the Federal government told the Tasmanian government export markets wanted to see stricter controls.
The coalition includes Aged & Community Services Australia, Council on the Ageing, the Housing Industry Association of Tas, the Local government Association Tasmania, Master Builders Tasmania, Regional Development Australia Tasmania, Shelter Tas, the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and ...
The Tasmanian government has decided not to appoint a chief information security officer after a year-long recruitment process for the inaugural role. The government first advertised for a cyber chief to sit within the Department of Premier and Cabinet in December 2016, shortly before it began searching for ...
State and federal politicians are backing calls for a commission of inquiry into bribery allegations surrounding the fall of a Tasmanian government four ... "This goes to the very governance of Tasmania, if there's one issue that today warrants some sort of commission of inquiry, it's this issue," he said.
The government on Sunday pledged $340 million toward prison infrastructure, including a 270-bed prison in the state's north and a new remand centre in the south for up to 70 inmates. The new facilities will keep the community safe and boost the economy, with the creation of more than 4000 jobs, ...
There is growing speculation the Tasmanian government is about to announce the date for the state election on the back of a new poll showing a turnaround in support for the Liberals and Premier. The government took the unusual step of releasing internal polling, which they claimed shows a turnaround ...
The Tasmanian government is under pressure to find a new surgical abortion service, after the closure of the state's only clinic. Dr Paul Hyland had been the state's primary surgical abortion provider for 17 years, but said rising costs and a drop in demand had meant he had closed the service. He said the ...
The Tasmanian government has revealed plans for the island state to opt out of the National Electricity market, cutting all ties with mainland pricing mechanisms even though it will still export and import power over its sub-sea cable. Tasmania, which only joined the east coast states and South Australia on ...
Despite the removal being condemned by the Tasmanian government, Australian Federal police association and police Association of Tasmania, the Turnbull government does nothing. International events this year have only underscored the need to return the AFP. Labor has committed to restoring the ...
It is untenable for the head of the Tasmania's Health Service to remain in his position given the government has promised to remove him if it is re-elected, a union says. The Health and Community Service Union (HACSU) said the Tasmanian government's promise to sack David Alcorn had created more ...
Both Labor and the Greens are pushing the government to recall parliament to implement the change sooner, but Mr Ferguson issued a statement dismissing the calls. "This cannot be rushed, to do so will put the change at risk and cut short our promised consultation," he said. Policy analyst Martyn ...
Greens tourism spokeswoman Andrea Dawkins said the figures were indicative of a larger problem within the government about the use of Tasmanian government credit cards. "We need to know that departmental credit card use is being monitored and that there is accountability within the system," Ms ...
RESOURCES Minister Guy Barnett has spruiked his party's forestry policies during an at times heated government Business Enterprise hearing. ... The committee heard Sustainable Timber Tasmania is expected to undergo a second audit for Forest Stewardship Council certification early in 2018.
The state will receive two new Spirit of Tasmania vessels in 2021 - two years ahead of schedule. The vessels will be 30-per-cent bigger than the current ships. Passenger capacity will be increased by 43 per cent and freight capacity by 39 percent. Premier Will Hodgman said the new ships would be able to ...
Will Hodgman has reversed a management decision that banned Christmas decorations in Service Tasmania shopfronts. Staff were told to take down the tinsel, remove festive clothing and even stop wishing callers a "Merry Christmas". The Premier says he has no idea who made the controversial order, ...
... we will ensure Tasmanian products are used in the fit-out," he said. Mr Hidding said costs could not be discussed until a contract was signed. He said the cost of the project would be funded through TT-Lines revenue projections and a special once-off $20 million payment from the state government.
"While it is unfortunate that there are no Australian shipyards with the capacity to build the new Spirits, we will ensure Tasmanian products are used in the ... the cost of the project would be funded through TT-Lines revenue projections and a special once-off $20 million payment from the state government.
We know that Tasmania's Department of Primary Industries was determined to cover up the matter. In April 2016 the Tasmanian government launched an open tender process to run the Maria Island ferry service. The next month the then-head of Parks and Wildlife, Peter Mooney, tried to send a late-night ...
Wild deer may soon be on the menu at your favourite restaurant, with the Tasmanian government considering allowing it to be sold as game meat. ... inquiry into wild fallow deer in Tasmania was tabled on Tuesday, with most of the committee's recommendations to be adopted by the state government.
... State government's response to Tasmania's wild deer problem does ... of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area," Dr Brown said.
Greens claim selection panel was ignored in search for Tasmania's new ... "The Tasmanian government's judicial appointment protocol is ...
WILD Tasmanian venison might soon be on local and interstate restaurant ... government's approach to deer will also align with Tasmania's ...
The outgoing head of Tasmania's public service has corrected the Hodgman government's team of spin doctors about the circumstances of his ...
There are renewed calls for the state government to take ownership of Bass ... on Friday that the Tasmanian government and the Commonwealth would ... A contract between Basslink and Hydro Tasmania was signed in 2006 ...
The head of Tasmania's public service Greg Johannes has resigned, but ... "The Tasmanian government, the public sector is in chaos, and it ...
Chances are that in the past, if you had heard of Tasmania, it was for one ... Back in '09, the Tasmanian government published the Tasmanian ...
Powering 93 per cent of Tasmania's energy needs, hydro is a ... has led the conservative Tasmanian government to commit to be energy ...
Tasmania's public service has a culture of jobs for mates and should be ... is considering referring the appointment of three senior Tasmanian public ... of Tasmania, Kate Crowley, said the government must take steps to clean ...
The Tasmanian government has sacked a local council which had been ... A Tasmanian council suspended because of ongoing infighting has ...


 

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