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Transcript: Tasmania Talks with Mike O'Loughlin - COVID-19 vaccinations and wage theft

Excerpts from Tasmania Talks with Mike O'Loughlin - April 7, 2021 MIKE O'LOUGHLIN: Last time we spoke Brian, you were a little concerned about the number of COVID vaccination clinics in Bass &...

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Bowled Over - Meander Valley Gazette

ON 3 March, Westbury Bowls Club officially launched it new synthetic green, purchased with grant assistance from the Federal Government’s ongoing Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program. Laid...

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Bridge budget in question - The Mercury

FEDERAL infrastructure officials are waiting for contractors chosen to work on Bridgewater bridge designs to let the government know if it is possible for the project to be built on budget. In a...

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Seasonal workers influx

THE concerns about an influx of seasonal workers could be allayed if the Tasmanian government introduced mandatory testing for every arrival. Get tested, be quarantined while waiting for the result...

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Administration of grants an abuse of public trust: Mitchell

The administration of a federal government grants program has been described as "selfish and disrespectful" by a Tasmanian Labor MHR. While Brian Mitchell, the federal member for Lyons, welcomed...

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Queen would not be upset by VC big for Teddy Sheean, his nephew Garry Ivory says

THE family of Teddy Sheean say they are angered by the intervention of Australia’s most senior military leader in urging the Prime Minister to dismiss the renewed pursuit of a Victoria Cross for...

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In line with tribunal

THE criticism by reader Maurice Ducker of Labor’s vow to bestow upon Teddy Sheean a VC is misplaced (Letters, May 26). Labor’s vow is 100 per cent in line with the findings of the independent...

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Lives risked by log spiking

THE discovery of at least nine metal bolts in logs sourced from harvesting coupes near Mt Field in the Derwent Valley has been condemned by Federal Labor Lyons MP Brian Mitchell. The logs were...

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Labor MPs call for an ACCC inquiry into why Tasmanian fuel prices are so high

Labor MPs call for an ACCC inquiry into why Tasmanian fuel prices are so high Tasmania’s average petrol price is the most expensive of any state. Now, six Labor MPs are calling for an ACCC inquiry...

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Labor cautious on permanent $550 rise

Tasmanian Labor MPs have reacted cautiously to a call within their own party for the $550 coronavirus supplement for JobSeeker and Youth Allowance recipients to be made permanent beyond the...

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