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Tasmanian Liberals

Update on negotiations for the Nurses and Midwives Agreement 2018

Published: Fri 10 Aug 2018, 12:45pm

A meeting with unions occurred today in relation to negotiations for nurses and midwives. This meeting was an opportunity to provide details and an explanation of the Government’s wage negotiation parameters. These parameters are consistent [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Helping more Tasmanians buy their own home

Published: Thu 9 Aug 2018, 11:55am

The Hodgman Liberal Government wants to see more Tasmanians owning their own home. Tasmania already has the highest level of home-ownership in the country, but we need to do everything we can to make the [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Tasmania signs up to National Energy Guarantee

Published: Thu 9 Aug 2018, 11:55am

The Tasmanian Government will vote in favour of the proposed National Energy Guarantee at COAG on Friday and calls on other states and the ACT to back it. This is not the time to play [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Draft Government Social Media Policy

Published: Thu 9 Aug 2018, 11:55am

Earlier this year the Department of Premier and Cabinet circulated a draft social media policy to unions for feedback. The Government wants a practical approach to allow public servants to engage online, while ensuring that [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

$1.5 million support package to reduce pressure on EDs

Published: Thu 9 Aug 2018, 11:55am

The Tasmanian Government is investing $1.5 million of new funding over the next six months into an Emergency Department support package for the Launceston General Hospital and Royal Hobart Hospital. This package will immediately relieve [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Public sector wages – union claims are complete rubbish

Published: Thu 9 Aug 2018, 11:55am

Tasmania has an excellent, dedicated and professional public sector. They deserve to be well paid, and are, especially in comparison to the private sector with the average cost to the budget of a full time [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

The Nightingale set to star in national film festival

Published: Wed 8 Aug 2018, 9:40am

The Nightingale has continued its success with the film set to make its Australian premiere at the Adelaide Film Festival this October. The production was supported with $250,000 in funding from the Hodgman Liberal Government [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

New Leader for Private Forests Tasmania

Published: Wed 8 Aug 2018, 9:40am

Tasmania’s forestry industry is growing strongly under the leadership of the Hodgman Liberal Government. Production has more than doubled and, as the Hermal project confirms, confidence is also up. The challenge now is to capture [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Industrial action at the LGH

Published: Wed 8 Aug 2018, 9:40am

It is disappointing to see the unions escalating industrial action given the Government is taking action to resolve pressures at the Launceston General Hospital. Measures include the implementation of a Transit Lounge to assist with [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Short-stay: Play by the rules

Published: Wed 8 Aug 2018, 9:40am

The Hodgman Liberal Government will introduce legislation and launch a public awareness campaign to address compliance concerns relating to short-stay accommodation. Tasmanians have embraced the sharing economy and we are committed to ensuring it continues [Read more]


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