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The Mercury

Hodgman cops a real ear bashing

Published: Sat 1 Mar 2014, 12:40am

LIBERAL leader Will Hodgman is nursing a bruised jaw after taking his political fight to a new level. [Read more]

The Mercury

Replay our live blog with Will Hodgman

Published: Sat 1 Mar 2014, 12:30am

WANT to know why Tasmanian Liberal leader Will Hodgman reckons he’s the best man to run the state? [Read more]

The Mercury

White shapes as key to the campaign

Published: Sat 1 Mar 2014, 12:20am

ALEX JOHNSON gives us a look at the major highlights of week three of the election campaign. [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Labor's plan to boost disability workforce

Published: Fri 28 Feb 2014, 7:50pm

Labor is promising to boost the disability workforce by offering incentives to employers. Topics: disabilities, alp, tas, hobart-7000, launceston-7250 [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Liberals to lift speed limit for P-plate drivers

Published: Fri 28 Feb 2014, 3:30pm

The Opposition has pledged to lift the speed limit for provisional drivers in Tasmania if it wins the election. The Liberals believe the current 80 kph speed limit often results in risky manoeuvres by other [Read more]

Tasmanian Labor

Fiscal Discipline Needed

Published: Fri 28 Feb 2014, 1:20pm

The importance of maintaining fiscal discipline has been highlighted by Moody’s placing Tasmania on a credit watch. The Premier, Lara Giddings, said the credit rating agency was watching the election [Read more]

Tasmanian Labor

Labor Commits $150,000 to Westbury Recreation Ground

Published: Fri 28 Feb 2014, 1:20pm

A re-elected Labor Government will provide $150,000 to upgrade the Westbury Recreation Ground. The Member for Lyons, Rebecca White, said the funding would match the contribution from the Meander Valley [Read more]

Tasmanian Labor

Blitz on Adult Literacy

Published: Fri 28 Feb 2014, 1:20pm

Labor will launch a 10 year blitz on adult literacy if re-elected. The Premier, Lara Giddings, today announced more funding for the successful 26 Ten initiative and a vision to [Read more]

Tasmanian Labor

Labor Leadership on Climate Action

Published: Fri 28 Feb 2014, 1:20pm

A re-elected Labor Government will provide leadership and investment to combat climate change and create the low-carbon jobs of tomorrow. The Labor Candidate for Denison, Madeleine Ogilvie, unveiled Labor’s climate [Read more]

Tasmanian Labor

Funding Boost for Events and Festivals in the Regions

Published: Fri 28 Feb 2014, 1:15pm

A re-elected Labor Government will boost events funding by $6 million over three years to enable new events to be staged in the winter and shoulder seasons with particular focus [Read more]


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