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ABC News Tasmania

Conservationists 'vindicated' by analysis of Tasmanian forests the Coalition wants returned to loggers

Published: Wed 26 Mar 2014, 7:25pm

The Federal Government is under pressure to withdraw its application to return some World Heritage-protected Tasmanian forests to loggers. Topics: forestry, conservation, federal---state-issues, forests, tas [Read more]

The Examiner

Llewellyn claims final Lyons seat, Morris out

Published: Wed 26 Mar 2014, 5:25pm

UPDATED: Labor stalwart David Llewellyn has won the fifth and final seat in Lyons ahead of the Greens Tim Morris following the distribution of preferences late this afternoon. [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Unions, ALP rank and file to help elect next leader in secret ballot

Published: Wed 26 Mar 2014, 3:20pm

The Tasmanian branch of the Labor Party will decide its next leader by putting it to a ballot. The ballot will give MPs, rank and file members and affiliated unions an equal say. [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Former Labor minister David O'Byrne coy on leadership talk

Published: Wed 26 Mar 2014, 3:20pm

Senior ALP MP David O'Byrne will not be drawn on leadership speculation after losing his Franklin seat. The former police minister concedes he has been beaten by Franklin Liberal candidate Paul Harriss. [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Unions, ALP rank and file to help elect next leader in ballot

Published: Wed 26 Mar 2014, 2:35pm

The Tasmanian branch of the Labor Party will decide its next leader by putting it to a ballot. The ballot will give MPs, rank and file members and affiliated unions an equal say. [Read more]

The Examiner

No surprises in preference count ... yet

Published: Wed 26 Mar 2014, 2:10pm

Bass Labor incumbent Brian Wightman's political career is hanging by a knife's edge as the final days of the preference count draws to a close. [Read more]

The Mercury

Labor backs rank-and-file ballot

Published: Wed 26 Mar 2014, 1:45pm

THE Tasmanian Labor Party is planning to elect its new leader just in time for Anzac Day. [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Tony Abbott's Tasmanian wilderness claim doesn't check out

Published: Wed 26 Mar 2014, 1:35pm

The Federal Government has applied to have 74,000 hectares of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area delisted by the United Nations. Prime Minister Tony Abbott says those areas should be removed because they are not [Read more]

The Examiner

It's over for Labor's O'Byrne in Franklin

Published: Wed 26 Mar 2014, 10:00am

LABOR'S David O'Byrne has bowed out of the race for the fifth Franklin seat. [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Minimum Standard for Gender Equality

Published: Wed 26 Mar 2014, 8:30am

As part of our commitment to gender equality, the Government has today announced a new Minimum Standard for businesses with more than 500 employees and a period of consultation on the additional reporting matters.   [Read more]


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