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Tasmanian Labor

Where will the Liberals find $70 million for school nurses

Published: Tue 25 Feb 2014, 3:50pm

The Liberal Party must explain what they will cut in order to fund a school nurse policy that will ultimately cost $70 million to implement. The Minister for Health, Michelle O’Byrne, said the promise to [Read more]

Tasmanian Labor

Pilot Youth Justice Employment Program

Published: Tue 25 Feb 2014, 1:25pm

At risk young people will be further supported to undertake training and find employment in the next term of a Labor Government. The Minister for Children, Michelle O’Byrne, said funding will be provided to Whitelion [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

Rebuilding Essential Services: A contemporary new health nurse model for Tasmanian schools

Published: Tue 25 Feb 2014, 1:20pm

A majority Hodgman Liberal Government will invest $4.4 million as the first stage of a longer term plan to introduce child health and youth health nurses across all government schools. In our first term, we [Read more]

Tasmanian Labor

Creating opportunities for Young Tasmanians

Published: Tue 25 Feb 2014, 1:20pm

Labor has a plan to get more young people into work while strengthening key sectors of the economy. Labor will support young people entering the workforce by: Funding an additional 500 places for apprentices and [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Federal Liberal president plays down election cost fears over NBN wind back

Published: Tue 25 Feb 2014, 11:30am

The Federal Liberal Party has rejected the concerns of the party's Tasmanian leader that changes to the NBN rollout could cost him the state election. Topics: telecommunications, states-and-territories, federal---state-issues, elections, tas [Read more]

The Advocate

Liberals to invest in mental health system

Published: Tue 25 Feb 2014, 9:15am

NORTH-WEST mental health patients need more access to psychiatrists and GPs who bulk bill, according to a mental ... [Read more]

Tasmanian Liberals

O’Byrne must explain “balanced budget” gaffe

Published: Tue 25 Feb 2014, 9:05am

  David O’Byrne must explain publicly his delusional claim on Southern Cross News last night that “We’ve balanced the budget now.  We’ve got it back on track”. [Read more]

The Mercury

Heritage rail plan builds steam

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 11:15pm

HERITAGE trains could be running from Hobart’s waterfront to the northern suburbs, under a promise by Labor. [Read more]

The Mercury

Labor’s long service vow

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 11:15pm

TASMANIAN community sector workers would be able to change jobs without losing long service leave entitlements, under a Labor plan. [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Unions reduce donations to ALP candidates

Published: Mon 24 Feb 2014, 7:45pm

A group of traditionally Labor-aligned unions has reduced financial contributions to sitting ALP members and candidates. Instead, the four unions are funding a 12-month campaign against further jobs cuts in the public service. [Read more]


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