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The Mercury

11th-hour plea for forest deal

Published: Fri 14 Mar 2014, 5:55am

ENVIRONMENTAL groups and timber workers have launched a last-minute plea for the Liberals to change their mind on ripping up the forest peace deal. [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Tasmanian Senator-elect dresses down the defence chief

Published: Fri 14 Mar 2014, 5:50am

Palmer United Party Senator-elect Jacqui Lambie says she was disturbed to receive a letter from the chief of the defence force about a media release she issued. Topics: government-and-politics, political-parties, defence-and-national-security, tas [Read more]

The Mercury

Job cuts anxiety surfaces

Published: Fri 14 Mar 2014, 5:35am

CONCERNS over public service cuts bubbled to the surface yesterday as unions launched a last-minute bid to get their message across. [Read more]

The Mercury

Polls say Hodgman will be premier

Published: Fri 14 Mar 2014, 5:20am

TASMANIAN Liberal leader Will Hodgman will head to the polls tomorrow as a clear favourite to end his party’s 16 years in opposition. [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Hodgman flags talks with green groups on scrapping forest deal

Published: Thu 13 Mar 2014, 7:00pm

The Tasmanian Liberal leader has revealed he will consult environmentalists about his moves to scrap the forestry peace deal. Will Hodgman says unpicking the historic deal will be one of the first priorities of a [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Palmer makes million-dollar push in Tasmanian election

Published: Thu 13 Mar 2014, 6:50pm

Clive Palmer is spending more than $1 million on saturation advertising in a last-minute push for his party in the Tasmanian election, in a move that could deny majority government to the Liberal Party. [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

GREENMAIL - We will not back down on forests because of Green threats

Published: Thu 13 Mar 2014, 4:45pm

Threats by environmental groups that the Liberals plan to rip up the sham forestry deal will reignite protests will not sway a majority Liberal government from taking the action needed to rebuild our  forest industry. [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Unemployment rate too high: Libs’ plan for jobs and the economy needed

Published: Thu 13 Mar 2014, 4:45pm

The unemployment rate is too high.  Tasmania’s unemployment rate is still way above the national average and that’s unacceptable. If Labor thinks this is a good result, then it shows how desperate and out of [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Liberals to support production of Tasmanian television series “Ben’s Menu”

Published: Thu 13 Mar 2014, 4:45pm

Ben Milbourne has been an ambassador for Tasmania since his first appearance on Masterchef, one of Australia’s most loved television shows. Since then, Ben has continued to champion Tasmania’s produce and our state across the [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Tasmanian jobless rate continues downward trend

Published: Thu 13 Mar 2014, 3:00pm

The Tasmanian Premier believes a slight drop in Tasmania's high jobless rate is proof the state economy is recovering. Topics: elections, states-and-territories, public-sector, tas, hobart-7000, launceston-7250 [Read more]


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