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The Mercury

New head of steam for light rail

Published: Sat 22 Feb 2014, 7:55am

NORTHERN suburbs rail sup­por­ters will be pressuring major parties to restore passenger rail in the lead-up to the State Election [Read more]

The Mercury

McKim hits the hustings

Published: Fri 21 Feb 2014, 11:30pm

AS the State Election nears we join the state’s three major party leaders on the campaign trail. [Read more]

Tasmanian Greens

Super trawler threat on hold 

Published: Fri 21 Feb 2014, 4:25pm

The Tasmanian Greens today welcomed the Federal Court’s decision, to uphold the temporary ban on the super trawler, but warned that it was only a stay of execution. [Read more]

Tasmanian Greens

Greens to give integrity commission teeth

Published: Fri 21 Feb 2014, 4:05pm

The Tasmanian Greens today announced their commitment to boost the investigative and coercive powers of the state’s Integrity Commission to make it more effective and boost confidence in Tasmania's public institutions. [Read more]

Tasmanian Greens

Greens launch Bass ticket

Published: Fri 21 Feb 2014, 1:00pm

The Tasmanian Greens Member for Bass Kim Booth MP today announced the five Greens candidates who will contest the seat of Bass at the upcoming State Election. Mr Booth also used the launch to announce [Read more]

Tasmanian Labor

Labor will boost Tasmania’s marine infrastructure

Published: Fri 21 Feb 2014, 12:35pm

A re-elected Labor government will triple the amount of capital funding for jetties, wharves and boat ramps across the state with a $6 million Marine Infrastructure Plan. Local Labor Member for Franklin David O’Byrne today [Read more]

The Mercury

Replay our live blog with Nick McKim

Published: Fri 21 Feb 2014, 12:25pm

TASMANIAN Greens leader Nick McKim took time out from the election campaign to answer your questions. Here’s what he had to say. [Read more]

The Mercury

Blog with Greens leader Nick McKim

Published: Fri 21 Feb 2014, 11:00am

GOT any questions for Tasmanian Greens leader Nick McKim? Join our live blog from noon. [Read more]

The Examiner

Rebuff on NBN

Published: Fri 21 Feb 2014, 9:55am

LIBERAL leader Will Hodgman's meeting with Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has failed to persuade the federal government to complete the NBN rollout using fibre optics. [Read more]

The Examiner

Libs flag power break for big users

Published: Fri 21 Feb 2014, 9:55am

THE Liberal Party has flagged reducing power prices for Tasmania's four biggest energy users, if it wins next month's election. [Read more]

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