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Liberals vow to lobby their federal counterparts to fund the full Gonski

Published: Sun 16 Feb 2014, 11:24am

All the main Tasmanian political parties have now signed a petition to place pressure on the Federal Government to fund all six years of the Gonski education deal. The Prime Minister Tony Abbott is only [Read more]

Tasmanian Greens

A local solution to the Bass Strait challenge 

Published: Sun 16 Feb 2014, 10:46am

The Tasmanian Greens today said that a new generation, locally-built fast catamaran could provide the best solution to Tasmania’s Bass Strait transport challenges.   Greens Leader Nick McKim MP said that with the [Read more]

The Examiner

Link between grant, endorsement denied

Published: Sun 16 Feb 2014, 12:00am

LARK Distillery founder Bill Lark has denied claims his endorsement of Infrastructure Minister David O'Byrne in a television advertisement was connected with a $100,000 government grant awarded to the company. [Read more]

The Examiner

Giddings justifies power-sharing divorce from Greens

Published: Sun 16 Feb 2014, 12:00am

PREMIER Lara Giddings said yesterday the decision to sever Labor's power-sharing arrangement with the Greens was reached through conversations with party supporters and not internal polling. [Read more]

The Examiner

Boost for North-East tourism

Published: Sun 16 Feb 2014, 12:00am

EXCLUSIVE: North-East Tasmania is set to receive a tourism and job boost, with one of the biggest construction projects in Tasmania ready to go ahead. [Read more]

The Examiner

Libs sign up on Gonski Agreement

Published: Sun 16 Feb 2014, 12:00am

THE Liberals have become the last state parliamentary party to sign a pledge showing full support for the Tasmanian Gonski Agreement. [Read more]

Tasmanian Labor

Labor Front of the Pack on Racing

Published: Sat 15 Feb 2014, 11:00pm

A re-elected Labor Government will commit an extra $700,000 to help grow and strengthen the racing industry. [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Liberal tax cut plan to create 600 jobs

Published: Sat 15 Feb 2014, 11:00pm

The most critical issue facing Tasmania is our unacceptably high unemployment rate, and the urgent need to help the private sector create jobs. Creating jobs will be the number one priority of a majority Liberal [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Liberals invest $1.5 million to grow the hospitality sector

Published: Sat 15 Feb 2014, 11:00pm

Job creation will be the number one priority of a majority Liberal Government, and we have set a target of reducing Tasmania’s unemployment rate to at least the national average, within our first term. As [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Liberals’ back Mussleroe development: to deliver over 1000 new jobs for the North East

Published: Sat 15 Feb 2014, 11:00pm

A majority Liberal government will have creating jobs as its number one priority. We recognise the North East of Tasmania is a region in desperate need of an economic and jobs boost since Labor and [Read more]


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