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ABC News Tasmania

Leaders go head-to-head in first debate before March poll

Published: Thu 13 Feb 2014, 2:44pm

About 150 business people and industry leaders have paid to see Lara Giddings and Will Hodgman go head-to-head in the first leader's debate before the election. Topics: states-and-territories, elections, hobart-7000 [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Senate inquiry into bid to cut Tasmania's World Heritage Area

Published: Thu 13 Feb 2014, 1:46pm

The Senate is to probe the Federal Government's bid to delist part of the World Heritage Area. The Government wants to remove about 74,000 hectares added last year under the Tasmanian Forest Agreement. [Read more]

ABC News Tasmania

Labor dips again in polls as undecided vote goes up

Published: Thu 13 Feb 2014, 10:35am

The Tasmanian Labor Party has taken another hit in the polls, the first conducted since the party formally split with its power-sharing partner the Greens. Of the 1,000 voters polled by EMRS, only 16 per [Read more]

The Advocate

Launch into Learning plan to expand

Published: Thu 13 Feb 2014, 10:15am

The Tasmanian Greens are announcing their plan in Hobart to expand the Launch into Learning program. [Read more]

The Mercury

Poll places Libs well ahead

Published: Thu 13 Feb 2014, 9:46am

TASMANIANS still overwhelmingly support the Liberal Party and favour Will Hodgman as preferred premier, a new EMRS poll shows. [Read more]

The Mercury

Lara’s 2020 vision for state growth

Published: Thu 13 Feb 2014, 9:46am

PREMIER Lara Giddings will today vow to grow the state’s economy by 24 per cent in the next six years. [Read more]

Tasmanian Labor

Backing Business to Create Jobs

Published: Wed 12 Feb 2014, 11:00pm

The Premier, Lara Giddings, today announced a suite of targeted initiatives to support innovative businesses and create jobs. The Backing Business to Create Jobs policy includes a new Tasmanian Jobs and Investment Fund and a [Read more]

Tasmanian Greens

$5 million to grow Launching into Learning

Published: Wed 12 Feb 2014, 11:00pm

The Tasmanian Greens today released their $5 million early years education policy commitment, Growing Launching into Learning (Stage 2), which will expand the highly successful Launching into Learning (LiL) early years program. Greens Leader and [Read more]

Tasmanian Greens

Nick McKim: Tasmania is ready for genuine change

Published: Wed 12 Feb 2014, 2:51pm

There is no doubt that many Tasmanians believe it’s time for a change.   This election gives Tasmanians the opportunity to vote for genuine change. [Read more]

Tasmanian Greens

Creating real timber jobs 

Published: Tue 11 Feb 2014, 3:00pm

Mr Booth said the chairs were another example of a manufacturing industry that can be scaled up in Tasmania if Labor and Liberal ended their myopic obsession with a Tamar Valley pulp mill. [Read more]

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