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'Two Tas premiers' on centre stage

'Two Tas premiers' on centre stage | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
IT was a tale of two Tasmanian premiers rallying the Liberal Party faithful in Melbourne.
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Peter Underwood is not fit to be Governor of Tasmania - Andrew Bolt

Peter Underwood is not fit to be Governor of Tasmania - Andrew Bolt | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
Tasmania’s Governor should not be invited to next year’s Anzac Day ceremony. Indeed, Peter Underwood should be quietly removed from his position, having...
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Premier-elect Will Hodgman opens slimmer Liberal Cabinet

Premier-elect Will Hodgman opens slimmer Liberal Cabinet | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
PREMIER-ELECT Will Hodgman has unveiled a slimmed-down Cabinet, with the new Government set to be sworn in today.
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Residents heading to ballot box for Legislative Council seats of Huon and Rosevears

Residents heading to ballot box for Legislative Council seats of Huon and Rosevears | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
THE Liberal Party will run experienced candidates against independents in both Legislative Council seats going to the polls on May 3.
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Editorial: In the mood for change

Editorial: In the mood for change | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
SIXTEEN years ago Labor came into power, ending two years of minority rule.
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Voters see Liberals as the party to get the Budget back in the black

Voters see Liberals as the party to get the Budget back in the black | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
TASMANIANS are backing the Liberals to get the State Budget back in the black, exclusive new polling shows.
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2014 State Election: It’s up to the people

2014 State Election: It’s up to the people | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
THESE are the average Tasmanian voters the major parties must win over in the lead-up to the state election on March 15, as a new exclusive poll for the
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State Liberals promise an extra $3m for suicide prevention programs

State Liberals promise an extra $3m for suicide prevention programs | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
THE Liberals plan to invest a further $3 million to reduce suicides in Tasmania.
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State Liberals pledge help funds to help unemployed, at-risk youth in Tasmania

State Liberals pledge help funds to help unemployed, at-risk youth in Tasmania | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
THE Liberals have pledged $300,000 to Whitelion to tackle Tasmania’s high youth unemployment rate if they win power at the March 15 poll.
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Libs back rescuers with $750,000 package to tackle water safety

Libs back rescuers with $750,000 package to tackle water safety | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
LIBERAL Party leader Will Hodgman has pledged $750,000 to improving water safety in Tasmania.
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Facebook Ditches Sponsored Stories: Do You Care

Facebook Ditches Sponsored Stories: Do You Care | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
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Auditor-General's report slams muddle in Royal Hobart Hospital redevelopment

Auditor-General's report slams muddle in Royal Hobart Hospital redevelopment | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
THE Royal Hobart Hospital redevelopment had so many oversight bodies it was hard to know who was in charge, a report by the Tasmanian Audit Office says.
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Will Hodgman: The man with the plan

Will Hodgman: The man with the plan | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
A RELAXED Will Hodgman clutched the Opposition's blueprint to win government as he hit the hustings yesterday.
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Libs slump, Hodgman soars in new Tas poll

Libs slump, Hodgman soars in new Tas poll | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
Support for Tasmania's new Liberal government has fallen but premier Will Hodgman continues to ride high in polls.
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New Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman to talk timber on Asian trip with PM Tony Abbott

New Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman to talk timber on Asian trip with PM Tony Abbott | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
PREMIER Will Hodgman is expected to meet
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At least five seats undecided as poll count nears end

At least five seats undecided as poll count nears end | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
AT least five state parliament seats are still up for grabs as counting in the March 15 election comes to a close.
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Lara Giddings under ballot pressure

Lara Giddings under ballot pressure | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
LABOR leader Lara Giddings is headed for a public showdown with the administrative arm of the Labor Party unless she agrees to a rank-and-file ballot for the leadership.
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Polls say Hodgman will be Tasmania’s premier

Polls say Hodgman will be Tasmania’s premier | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
TASMANIAN Liberal leader Will Hodgman will head to the polls tomorrow as a clear favourite to end his party’s 16 years in opposition and steer it into government.
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Liberal tax cut plan to create 600 jobs

Liberal tax cut plan to create 600 jobs | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
The most critical issue facing Tasmania is our unacceptably high unemployment rate, and the urgent need to help the private sector create jobs. Creating jobs will be the number one priority of a majority Liberal Government, which is why we have set a target of reducing Tasmania’s unemployment rate to at least the national average, within our first term.
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Libs’ Plan to grow the economy, create jobs: Infrastructure Tasmania

Libs’ Plan to grow the economy, create jobs: Infrastructure Tasmania | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
A majority Hodgman Liberal government will drive our economy and create jobs by investing strategically in productive infrastructure.  We will create a new, independent body called  Infrastructure Tasmania to manage and invest in vital infrastructure including rail, major roads, energy, ports, and water and sewerage. Establishing Infrastructure Tasmania is an important part of our long-term plan for the future of Tasmania.
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Electoral Commissioner urges 18 to 25-year-olds to enrol to vote in looming Tasmanian poll

Electoral Commissioner urges 18 to 25-year-olds to enrol to vote in looming Tasmanian poll | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
YOUNG Tasmanians have been urged to get on board the state electoral roll ahead of the March 15 poll.
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Tourism operators angry at Macquarie Wharf red tape and costs

Tourism operators angry at Macquarie Wharf red tape and costs | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
HIDDEN costs and increasing red tape are frustrating Tasmanian tourism operators, particularly those doing business around the Hobart cruise ship terminal.
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Liberals pledge $33 million to put extra 108 police on the beat

Liberals pledge $33 million to put extra 108 police on the beat | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
THE Tasmanian Liberals have promised to spend $33 million to put 108 extra police officers on the beat during their first four years of government.
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Global interest in pulp mill plan

Global interest in pulp mill plan | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
THE Tamar Valley Pulp Mill vision is still alive, according to the company overseeing the sale of assets from failed timber giant Gunns.
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Kennett slams Labor divorce from Greens

Kennett slams Labor divorce from Greens | Tasmanian Politics | Scoop.it
FORMER Victorian premier Jeff Kennett has accused Labor of being political prostitutes by putting themselves before the Tasmanian people after splitting with the Greens.
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