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'Significant problems' may delay NDIS rollout, Senate told

Published: Thu 20 Mar 2014, 6:25pm

The Federal Government has signalled a possible delay to the full rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), after a review found "significant problems" with the agency set up to run it. Topics: [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Liberals plan budget delay to get policies settled

Published: Thu 20 Mar 2014, 3:05pm

Tasmania's incoming Liberal Government has defended its plan to delay its first budget by three months. Treasury spokesman Peter Gutwein says the party needs time to get its policies settled. [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Liberals plan a budget delay to get their policies settled

Published: Thu 20 Mar 2014, 2:15pm

Tasmania's in-coming State Government has defended its plan to delay its first budget by three months. The Liberals Treasury spokesman Peter Gutwein says the party needs time to get its policies settled. [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Aborigines call for a survey of forests for cultural sites

Published: Thu 20 Mar 2014, 1:50pm

A Tasmanian Aboriginal group wants the Federal Government to suspend its bid to reduce the state's World Heritage Area. Topics: aboriginal, forests, forestry, tas [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Labor stalwart calls for party overhaul and union support

Published: Thu 20 Mar 2014, 10:55am

Labor stalwart Michael Aird believes the party needs to be overhauled if it is to spend only one term in opposition. Former Treasurer Michael Aird believes a number of factors contributed to Labor's loss. [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Unions accused of failing to support Labor in tough times

Published: Thu 20 Mar 2014, 9:55am

Former Tasmanian Labor Treasurer Michael Aird has accused the union movement of not supporting the party in tough times. Topics: state-parliament, political-parties, unions, tas [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Nervous time for top public servants, as the Liberals look for new staff

Published: Thu 20 Mar 2014, 8:20am

Some senior state public servants could be without jobs as Liberal leaders step up preparations for a return to power after 16 years.. The incoming Liberal Government is expected to have a clean-out as part [Read more]

The Mercury

Forests deal showdown

Published: Thu 20 Mar 2014, 7:50am

TASMANIA’S new government is heading towards a showdown with the Upper House over ripping up the Tasmanian Forest Agreement. [Read more]

The Mercury

Forests deal axe set for showdown

Published: Wed 19 Mar 2014, 11:20pm

TASMANIA’S new government is heading towards a showdown with the Upper House over ripping up the Tasmanian Forest Agreement. [Read more]

The Mercury

ALP power brokers tap Green

Published: Wed 19 Mar 2014, 11:20pm

LARA Giddings and her loyal deputy Bryan Green look set for a Labor leadership showdown. [Read more]


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