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'Old data' in hospital report showing Tasmanians faring poorly

Published: Fri 14 Feb 2014, 12:59pm

The Tasmanian Government has rejected a national health system report which says the state has fared poorly. Topics: health-policy, health-administration, healthcare-facilities, states-and-territories, federal---state-issues, tas, hobart-7000, launceston-7250 [Read more]

Tasmanian Greens

Greens renew vow of equality 

Published: Fri 14 Feb 2014, 12:52pm

The Tasmanian Greens today announced a suite of planned reforms to enhance the equality and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) Tasmanians.   Greens Leader Nick McKim MP said the [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

ALP stands by election ads using sacked Queensland workers

Published: Fri 14 Feb 2014, 8:04am

Queensland's Health Minister is considering a formal complaint about ALP election ads running in Tasmania. Mr Springborg says Queensland health workers featured in the ads have not been sacked as claimed, but took redundancy packages. [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Business grants approved before caretaker mode, Premier says

Published: Fri 14 Feb 2014, 5:44am

The Premier says one-off grants announced today for Tasmanian businesses should not be viewed as election promises. Money from a $3.5 million infrastructure fund is being distributed to encourage development, including at The Springs on [Read more]

The Examiner

West Tamar food trail proposed

Published: Fri 14 Feb 2014, 12:00am

A FOOD trail along the West Tamar would help to boost tourism and ultimately jobs in the area, according to the Greens. [Read more]

The Examiner

Economy the focus of leaders' debate

Published: Fri 14 Feb 2014, 12:00am

THERE was no clear winner in the first debate between Premier Lara Giddings and Liberal leader Will Hodgman, with both staying firmly on message. [Read more]

The Examiner

No poll boost for Labor after Greens split

Published: Fri 14 Feb 2014, 12:00am

PREMIER Lara Giddings says Labor will target undecided voters after the latest poll showed almost one in four Tasmanians had not made up their mind one month out from the [Read more]

The Mercury

Advantage Hodgman as Giddings fights

Published: Thu 13 Feb 2014, 11:00pm

COMMENT: HOPES that the ‘‘campaign proper’’ would start with the election debate were dashed. [Read more]

The Mercury

$500 million that we won’t get

Published: Thu 13 Feb 2014, 11:00pm

THE Federal Government spent $500 mil­lion less than it promised on public hospitals last year. [Read more]

The Mercury

Ziggy announces NBN detour for state

Published: Thu 13 Feb 2014, 11:00pm

TASMANIANS lining up for access to Australia’s internet superhighway face a big U-turn. [Read more]


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