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Premier upbeat on impact to state's tourism

TASMANIA’S tourism industry will bounce back strongly from COVID-19, despite Virgin Australia going into voluntary administration, Premier Peter Gutwein says. Virgin Australia yesterday entered...

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Government trust in the spotlight

A lack of government trust could be the stumbling block for a new contact tracing app a Tasmanian civil liberties advocate says. The government last week announced its intention to use an app to...

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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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Tasmania needs Morrison to provide lifeline to Virgin

Scott Morrison needs to guarantee that Australia’s two major airlines will survive the COVID-19 pandemic, in order to ensure Tasmania’s tourism sector can recover when the crisis has passed....

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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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State Government must protect at-risk community sports clubs

Federal Member for Lyons, Brian Mitchell, has written to the State Sport Minister, Jane Howlett, calling for a community sport strategy to protect the futures of Tasmanian clubs at risk due to the...

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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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