Articles

"Elderly alone, businesses in chaos, flouted rules, not enough RATs" - The Mercury

BEFORE opening our borders on December 15, Premier Peter Gutwein promised we were ready, and that incoming passengers would be doublevaxed to keep Tasmania safe. But from day one, infected...

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"Fixing Australia's Skill Shortage" - New Norfolk & Derwent Valley News

Understandably, everyone's attention over recent weeks has been on the rapid spread of COVID-19 throughout Tasmania, and the government's failure to secure rapid-antigen tests. But It's important...

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"Liberals not up to speed with NBN" - The Mercury

Documents kept secret till this week reveal the cost of key elements of the Liberals’ National Broadband Network to be three times higher than what they told Australians. The Liberals said they...

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"Emergency call on GP shortage" - Northern Midlands Courier

Nearly 30 per cent of people in Tasmania's Lyons electorate surveyed recently said they didn't have a regular general practitioner. Nearly 38 per cent of those in the survey conducted by Lyons MHR...

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"Town's top-three tourism ranking" - New Norfolk & Derwent Valley News

New Norfolk has been named the bronze prize winner in the Australian Tourism Industry Council's Top Tourism Towns Awards, after winning the title of Tasmania's top tourism town earlier this year....

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"Liberal city focus squeezes region" - The Sorell Times

THE Liberals like to claim that they represent the regions while Labor only cares about the inner cities. Nothing could be further from the truth. It is the Liberals who for eight years have been...

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"Liberals not interested in regional Australia" - The Advocate

Last week, I penned an article in The Advocate regarding the Liberal government's pathological favouring of big cities over the regions when it comes to grant funding. Just three projects in Lyons...

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"20b JobKeeper blunder debunks Liberals' money myth" - The Examiner

LAST month, I reiterated my long-standing position on a federal corruption watchdog. In eight years of government, the Liberals have overseen more than $770 million worth of misappropriated...

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"Corumbene read to roll" - New Norfolk & Derwent Valley News

Federal funding for Corumbene Care's ambitious health hub project at Willow Court in New Norfolk will allow work to start in the next six months, outgoing chief executive Damien Jacobs said last...

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"Liberals gift 'regional' grants to major cities" - The Advocate

The Liberals like to claim that they represent the regions while Labor only cares about the inner cities. Nothing could be further from the truth - and we have evidence from the Australian...

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