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Tasmanian Labor

Labor Backs Community Services Sector

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 2:00pm

A re-elected Labor Government will implement a portable long service leave program for Tasmania’s community service workers. Local Labor Member for Franklin, David O’Byrne, said that the program would recognise the vital role community service [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

ABC to broadcast Tasmanian leaders' election debate

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 1:40pm

The ABC will this week broadcast the only free-to-air live debate during the Tasmanian election campaign. Topics: states-and-territories, elections, tas, hobart-7000, launceston-7250 [Read more]

The Mercury

United push to keep PS jobs

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 1:00pm

TASMANIA’S biggest unions have launched a yearlong campaign warning of the community impact from public sector job cuts. [Read more]

The Examiner

Liberals: Will Hodgman

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 1:00pm

Will Hodgman was born and educated in Hobart.  Will graduated in Arts and Law at the University of Tasmania in 1993 and was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Tasmania [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Public sector unions seek more detail on job cut plans

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 12:25pm

Tasmania's public sector unions want the major political parties to be up front about plans for job cuts. Representatives from the education union, health and community services union have joined forces with the CPSU to [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Restoring Hospital in the Home: Liberals invest $3 million in keeping people well and out of hospital

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 11:55am

A majority Liberal Government will invest $3 million to help keep people with chronic illness out of hospital, by providing them with quality care in the home or community, including restoring Hospital in the Home [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Liberals Celebrating Seniors

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 11:55am

The Liberals are recognising the vital contribution that seniors make to the social and economic wellbeing of Tasmania with 'Celebrating Seniors', a policy that acknowledges the value seniors contribute to the State.  By 2020, older [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

The Plan to rebuild essential services: a long term plan for mental health

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 11:55am

Rebuilding essential services is a key element of the Liberal plan for Tasmania. A majority Liberal Government will invest an additional $1.95 million into mental health and developing a seamless and integrated mental health system [Read more]

Tasmanian Labor

Liberal Costing Blunders Continue

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 11:55am

The Liberal Party has underfunded their nurse graduate policy by well over 25 per cent, making yet another promise they cannot possibly keep. The Minister for Health, Michelle O’Byrne, said Will Hodgman and Jeremy Rockliff’s [Read more]

The Mercury

Anti-trawler crew casts wider net

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 11:45am

BUOYED by the support of all Tasmanian political parties, the Stop the Trawler Alliance is now taking its campaign to Canberra. [Read more]


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