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ABC News Tasmania

Claims of whaling protest clash prompts Minister to seek more detail

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 10:05am

The Federal Environment Minister is seeking to clarify reports by anti-whaling activists that Japanese whalers tried to disable one of their ships in the Southern Ocean overnight. Topics: whaling, activism-and-lobbying, federal-government, antarctica, tas [Read more]

The Advocate

$1.2m not enough to fix Mount St: Brenton Best

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 10:00am

BRADDON Labor MP Brenton Best says his party's pledge of $1.2million to upgrade Burnie's Mount Street is not ... [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Welfare group says youth unemployment at crisis point

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 8:25am

Youth unemployment has reached crisis point in Australia, the Brotherhood of St Lawrence says, in its analysis of the latest official figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Topics: unemployment, community-and-society, welfare, federal-government, government-and-politics, [Read more]

The Examiner

McKim leading state 'a fantasy'

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 8:20am

Premier Lara Giddings says there is no danger of Greens leader Nick McKim taking her job on March 15. [Read more]

The Examiner

Support plan for autism

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 8:20am

A 10-YEAR strategic plan devised by The Greens to assist Tasmanians with autism would focus on creating "autism friendly schools and workplaces". [Read more]

The Examiner

Pledge to fix mobile black spot

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 8:20am

A FIFTY-KILOMETRE mobile reception black spot between Launceston and Scottsdale would be fixed with a $350,000 pledge from a Liberal government. [Read more]

The Examiner

Trail bike crackdown rejected

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 8:20am

THE Tasmanian Motorcycle Council has rejected Liberal Party plans to crack down on illegal trail bike users. [Read more]

The Examiner

Labor's $110m roads promise 

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 8:20am

A RE-ELECTED Labor government will spend $110 million over five years to upgrade 17 roads across the state. [Read more]

The Mercury

Labor‘s $110m road-rail vow

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 6:55am

TASMANIA’S civil contractors have called on all political parties to put their road and rail promises on the table before the March 15 poll. [Read more]

The Mercury

Libs pledge tougher stance on hoons

Published: Sun 23 Feb 2014, 11:05pm

THE Tasmanian Liberals have promised to investigate tougher penalties for trail bike hoons. [Read more]


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