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Virgin Australia needs Government investment

THE federal government is being urged to invest in Virgin Australia to ensure the future ofTasmania's tourism industry. Federal Labor member for Lyons Brian Mitchell said without urgent action from...

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Labor MP Brian Mitchell wants government to 'buy-in' to Virgin Australia to save the airline

The Federal Government is being urged to invest in Virgin Australia to ensure the future of Tasmania's tourism industry. Federal Labor member for Lyons Brian Mitchell said without urgent action...

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Setting an example

The COVID-19 pandemic - and the extraordinary restrictions placed on citizens in a bid to stop the spread of the virus — understandably has a lot of people on edge. Many are finding the social...

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Self-reporting saves lives

The advice from Professor Kelly, Australia's Chief Medical Officer (The Examiner, April 6) was spot on.  If Tasmanians track their symptoms and activities it can be invaluable dats. If everyone...

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Tasmanian MPs shun Canberra

Most of Tasmania's MPs will skil an emergency sitting in Canberra this week in a bid to avoid unnecessary travel. Around a third of Lower House members are expected to attend tomorrow's sitting,...

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The young, restless and modern democracy

Lyons MHR Brian Mitchell last weekend told me that the declining belief in democracy among Australia’s youth remained one of our society’s greatest challenges. “Other systems have been tried and...

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Unity ticket on Nazi flags

A TASMANIAN Liberal senator says she would support state governments if they sought to ban the Nazi flag and Nazi displays, while Lyons Labor MHR Brian Mitchell has urged Housing Tasmania to take...

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Tasmanian spirit producers argue for relief from excise

TASMANIAN spirit producers say tax relief for distillers would boost growth and employment. Tasmanian Whisky and Spirits Association president Mark Littler, pictured, said spirit producers were...

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The Mercury: NDIS failing too many Tasmanians

NEWS that 21 Tasmanians have died waiting for approved NDIS packages is heartbreaking but not surprising. The NDIS has been bitterly underfunded by the Morrison Government to the tune of...

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