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Tasmanian Labor

Labor backing major developments

Published: Thu 13 Feb 2014, 11:00pm

The Labor Government’s $3 million Major Development Infrastructure Assistance Fund, has secured the construction of nine major projects that will create nearly 800 jobs. The Premier, Lara Giddings, and Minister for Economic Development, David O’Byrne, [Read more]

Tasmanian Labor

Why Sharifah’s Supporting Labor

Published: Thu 13 Feb 2014, 11:00pm

Throughout the state election campaign, we’ll be profiling some of our great volunteers around the state who are putting in the hard yards to get Labor re-elected in 2014. Our first volunteer profile is Sharifah [Read more]

Tasmanian Labor

So… What Did Turnbull Say on NBN

Published: Thu 13 Feb 2014, 11:00pm

Labor candidate for Bass Andrew Connor today called on Liberal leader Will Hodgman to reveal exactly what Federal Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull told him about his party’s NBN broken promise yesterday. Mr Connor said Mr [Read more]

The Mercury

Libs’ $1000 lure for small business

Published: Thu 13 Feb 2014, 11:00pm

THE Liberals have pledged to pay up to $1000 to small businesses who employ someone who has been out of work for longer than six months. [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Leaders go head-to-head in first debate before March poll

Published: Thu 13 Feb 2014, 2:44pm

About 150 business people and industry leaders have paid to see Lara Giddings and Will Hodgman go head-to-head in the first leader's debate before the election. Topics: states-and-territories, elections, hobart-7000 [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Senate inquiry into bid to cut Tasmania's World Heritage Area

Published: Thu 13 Feb 2014, 1:46pm

The Senate is to probe the Federal Government's bid to delist part of the World Heritage Area. The Government wants to remove about 74,000 hectares added last year under the Tasmanian Forest Agreement. [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Labor dips again in polls as undecided vote goes up

Published: Thu 13 Feb 2014, 10:35am

The Tasmanian Labor Party has taken another hit in the polls, the first conducted since the party formally split with its power-sharing partner the Greens. Of the 1,000 voters polled by EMRS, only 16 per [Read more]

The Advocate

Launch into Learning plan to expand

Published: Thu 13 Feb 2014, 10:15am

The Tasmanian Greens are announcing their plan in Hobart to expand the Launch into Learning program. [Read more]

The Mercury

Poll places Libs well ahead

Published: Thu 13 Feb 2014, 9:46am

TASMANIANS still overwhelmingly support the Liberal Party and favour Will Hodgman as preferred premier, a new EMRS poll shows. [Read more]

The Mercury

Lara’s 2020 vision for state growth

Published: Thu 13 Feb 2014, 9:46am

PREMIER Lara Giddings will today vow to grow the state’s economy by 24 per cent in the next six years. [Read more]


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