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The Tasmanian Greens today released their $5 million early years education policy commitment, Growing Launching into Learning (Stage 2), which will expand the highly successful Launching into Learning (LiL) early years program.
Greens Leader and Education spokesperson Nick McKim MP said the additional investment will expand Tasmania’s nation-leading Launching into Learning program into Stage 2 which will cover children from birth to eight years of age.
Greens Forestry spokesperson Kim Booth MP today unveiled two stunning examples of fine furniture made from eucalyptus nitens and globulus pulpwood.Mr Booth said the chairs were another example of a manufacturing industry that can be scaled up in Tasmania if Labor and Liberal ended their myopic obsession with a Tamar Valley pulp mill.
The Tasmanian Greens today reiterated their commitment to supporting the Gonski education reforms, particularly the continuation of funding for years five and six of the Better Schools funding plan.
Greens Leader and Education spokesperson Nick McKim MP, who addressed today’s AEU Gonski Guarantee rally, said the sixth year of funding must also become the baseline for minimum school funding levels in perpetuity.
The Tasmanian Greens today used the launch of their Franklin candidate ticket to highlight the need to boost assistance to local Coast Care groups.
Greens Leader and Member for Franklin Nick McKim MP said the Greens’ Empowering Local Coast Care Groups policy initiative would provide a $300, 000 Coast Care Fund over four years to provide grants to local groups to protect, remediate or enhance Tasmania's coastline.
The Tasmanian Greens today said the Liberals three-strikes housing policy will lead to stigma and homelessness for disadvantaged Tasmanians.
Greens Housing spokesperson Cassy O’Connor MP said the Liberal Opposition's Three Strikes Housing policy will further stigmatise housing tenants and consign more disadvantaged Tasmanians to unaffordable private rentals or homelessness.
Delivering Promised Forest Reserves
Restoring the Tasmanian Forests Agreement