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Tasmanian Liberals

Labor ignores caretaker, politicises public service

Published: Tue 18 Feb 2014, 2:40pm

Since the election was formally called, public servants have been forced to justify dud Labor policies to the media, tweet positive stories about Labor ministers and post highly political statements to taxpayer-funded public service websites, [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Liberals save 56 ICT jobs

Published: Tue 18 Feb 2014, 2:40pm

The announcement by the Federal Government that 56 ICT positions will now be retained in Hobart is a win for the Tasmanian Liberals and demonstrates that co-operating with the Federal Government, produces better results than shouting at them. I wrote to the [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

The Liberals’ Plan to build a stronger West Coast

Published: Tue 18 Feb 2014, 2:40pm

The West Coast will benefit from a targeted $750,000 investment aimed at creating jobs and building stronger communities under a majority Liberal Government. Labor has long taken the region for granted, even standing by while [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Why won’t Wightman stand up for children with disabilities?

Published: Tue 18 Feb 2014, 2:40pm

It’s time Brian Wightman stood up for children with disabilities in our schools. Yesterday’s release of the Tasmanian Disability Education Reform Lobby Survey Results shows once again that parents and students with disabilities feel they [Read more]

Tasmanian Labor

Supporting Young Tasmanians Through PCYCs

Published: Tue 18 Feb 2014, 1:40pm

A re-elected Labor Government will provide an extra $300,000 to give at-risk teenagers a better future through Police and Citizens Youth Clubs. The Premier and Labor Member for Franklin, Lara Giddings, said the funding boost [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Liberals’ Craggy Ridge commitment to create 1000 new jobs

Published: Tue 18 Feb 2014, 1:00pm

A majority Liberal Government will commit up to $3.4 million to invest in public infrastructure necessary for the Craggy Ridge eco-tourism development to proceed, creating 1000 new jobs for Tasmanians. Jobs will be the number [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Best vs Green – a preview of Labor-Green chaos

Published: Tue 18 Feb 2014, 12:45pm

The messy spat between rogue Labor MP Brenton Best and Deputy Premier Bryan Green is a preview of what's to come if a Labor-Green Government is re-elected.  Labor sow instability wherever they go. Their messy [Read more]

The Examiner

Craggy funds pledged

Published: Tue 18 Feb 2014, 12:00pm

The Tasmanian Liberals today announced that - if elected to a majority government - it will sink $3.4 million into supporting works for a Grindelwald development. [Read more]

The Mercury

Labor renews NBN pole position

Published: Tue 18 Feb 2014, 11:10am

LABOR has promised to allow $25m worth of free access to Aurora power poles in a last-ditch bid to get its high-wire NBN plan off the ground. [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Best vs Green - a preview of Labor-Green chaos

Published: Tue 18 Feb 2014, 11:00am

The messy spat between rogue Labor MP Brenton Best and Deputy Premier Bryan Green is a preview of what's to come if a Labor-Green Government is re-elected.  Labor sow instability wherever they go. Their messy [Read more]


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