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Nick McKim MP | Greens Treasury spokesperson
Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens Health and Human Services spokesperson
Last week’s Liberal state Budget lacked compassion and courage. It offered nothing for small business in Tasmania, which is the engine room of the Tasmanian economy, and did not put one extra dollar into public housing despite waiting lists blowing out by over 40% since the Liberals came to office.
Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens Health spokesperson
Health Minister Michael Ferguson was unable to tell us today whether the Commonwealth funding for the Mersey Hospital was a political bandaid designed to get the Federal Liberals past the next election, or just poor negotiation on his part with his colleagues in Canberra.