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Federal Budget 2016: Premier Says Eslake, TasCOSS, Anglicare Are Wrong

Economist Saul Eslake agrees that Tuesday's budget contains little for Tasmania, and TASCOSS and Anglicare have given the federal budget a big thumbs down.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 May 2016

Line of Electronic Gaming Machines (Pokies)

Concern over Pokies Terms of Reference Falls on Gutwein's Deaf Ears

Yesterday, the Treasurer accused the Greens of playing politics with pokies when we called for the expanded terms of reference.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Apr 2016

Line of Electronic Gaming Machines (Pokies)

Terms of Reference Just Liberal Policy

Each poker machine in Launceston, excluding the casino, takes $52 170 from the local community.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Apr 2016

Wrest Point Casino, Federal Group, Tasmania

Will the Public Get a Say on Pokies?

The Treasurer has made it clear that he does not want to give Tasmanians a real say on the location, number, type and design of poker machines in Tasmania. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Apr 2016

Line of Electronic Gaming Machines (Pokies)

The People Want Pokies Gone

In the last 12 months Tasmanians lost almost $200 million dollars in poker machines, which equates to over $380 for every single adult and child in the State.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Nov 2015

Happy Children, Playing with Parents

Every Child Succeeds Initiative

Anglicare's Every Child Succeeds initiativ, forms part of the Communities for Children program funded by the federal government.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Oct 2015