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ABC News Tasmania

Visionstream's NBN contract in doubt beyond fibre optic rollout

Published: Wed 26 Feb 2014, 8:10am

There is uncertainty about the future of the contract between NBN Co and the company rolling out Tasmania's broadband. A Senate committee has heard Visionstream has not been employed beyond the fibre-to-the-home rollout, which winds [Read more]

The Mercury

Let’s build NBN ourselves: McKim

Published: Wed 26 Feb 2014, 7:55am

GREENS leader Nick McKim has called for Tasmania to borrow the funds for the full roll out of the National Broadband Network. [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Mixed reviews for Nick McKim's vision for Tasmania

Published: Wed 26 Feb 2014, 6:20am

The Tasmanian Greens Leader has received mixed reviews for his speech about the state's future, with some accusing him of lacking substance and others saying his address was visionary. Topics: state-parliament, federal---state-issues, political-parties, hobart-7000 [Read more]

The Mercury

Libs plan to return nurses to schools

Published: Tue 25 Feb 2014, 11:15pm

TASMANIAN nurses have welcomed moves to re-employ health nurses in government schools. [Read more]

The Mercury

Labor reveals five-point plan for jobs

Published: Tue 25 Feb 2014, 11:15pm

THE day after new analysis showed Tasmania had the worst youth unemployment in the country, Labor announced two new job policies. [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Visionstream's NBN contract in doubt beyond the fibre optic rollout

Published: Tue 25 Feb 2014, 7:45pm

A Senate committee hears there is no guarantee Visionstream will continue building Tasmania's NBN beyond next year. Topics: internet-technology, telecommunications, federal---state-issues, tas [Read more]

Tasmanian Labor

Where will the Liberals find $70 million for school nurses

Published: Tue 25 Feb 2014, 3:50pm

The Liberal Party must explain what they will cut in order to fund a school nurse policy that will ultimately cost $70 million to implement. The Minister for Health, Michelle O’Byrne, said the promise to [Read more]

Tasmanian Labor

Pilot Youth Justice Employment Program

Published: Tue 25 Feb 2014, 1:25pm

At risk young people will be further supported to undertake training and find employment in the next term of a Labor Government. The Minister for Children, Michelle O’Byrne, said funding will be provided to Whitelion [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Rebuilding Essential Services: A contemporary new health nurse model for Tasmanian schools

Published: Tue 25 Feb 2014, 1:20pm

A majority Hodgman Liberal Government will invest $4.4 million as the first stage of a longer term plan to introduce child health and youth health nurses across all government schools. In our first term, we [Read more]

Tasmanian Labor

Creating opportunities for Young Tasmanians

Published: Tue 25 Feb 2014, 1:20pm

Labor has a plan to get more young people into work while strengthening key sectors of the economy. Labor will support young people entering the workforce by: Funding an additional 500 places for apprentices and [Read more]


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