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Tasmanian Labor

Labor to honour School Kids Bonus for low income families

Published: Tue 4 Mar 2014, 8:25am

Labor will step in to assist low income Tasmanian families affected by the Abbott Liberal Government’s callous axing of the School Kids Bonus. Tony Abbott is preparing to do away [Read more]

Tasmanian Labor

Double Win for Young Families In Sorell

Published: Tue 4 Mar 2014, 8:25am

Families in Sorell will get a double boost under a re-elected Labor Government. Labor will step-up to build a local Child and Family Centre, as well as softening the blow [Read more]

The Advocate

Budget, jobs balance key

Published: Tue 4 Mar 2014, 7:40am

MOST voters recognise the most important issue of the election is employment and are looking to which party ... [Read more]

The Advocate

Foster's vote swinging Liberals' way

Published: Tue 4 Mar 2014, 7:35am

CHAMPION woodchopper David Foster has said he is supporting the Liberals this state election even though his name ... [Read more]

The Examiner

Libs marked F for school closure letters

Published: Tue 4 Mar 2014, 6:45am

OPPOSITION education spokesman Michael Ferguson's credibility has taken a knock following the distribution of campaign material stating schools are "slated for closure" if Labor and the Greens win the election. [Read more]

The Examiner

Cash pledge for away surgery

Published: Tue 4 Mar 2014, 6:45am

ELECTIVE surgery patients will be able to have procedures at an alternative hospital with a smaller waiting list under a re- elected Labor Government. [Read more]

The Examiner

Storm brews over TT-Line fares

Published: Tue 4 Mar 2014, 6:20am

THE Tasmanian Liberals have pledged to drive down Spirit of Tasmania fares by 20 per cent in a bid to turnaround falling passenger numbers. [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

The Liberals’ Plan to build a modern economy: More tourists and cheaper fares on TT Line

Published: Mon 3 Mar 2014, 11:19pm

The Liberals’ Plan for TT Line will deliver more tourists and cheaper fares. We anticipate our Plan will result in the average fare being reduced by up to 20 percent, and up to an extra [Read more]

Tasmanian Greens

Cost neutral phase-out plan for pokies 

Published: Mon 3 Mar 2014, 4:00pm

The Tasmanian Greens Gaming spokesperson Kim Booth today announced a cost-neutral five year plan to rid poker machines from the Tasmanian community permanently. [Read more]

The Mercury

Libs plan fixed fares for TT-Line

Published: Mon 3 Mar 2014, 1:15pm

TRAVELLING across Bass Strait would be cheaper under a Liberal state government because TT-Line would be able to set its fares without considering if it would hit the company’s bottom line. [Read more]


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