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Mental Health, Man on Couch

State Liberals Must Fight for Rural Alive and Well Funding

Many rural Tasmanians have survived depression and suicide thanks to the committed staff and volunteers at Rural Alive and Well.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  20 Feb 2017


Local Food, Fresh Vegetables

Rockliff Says He Will Lobby Federal Counterparts on Backpacker Tax

The backpacker tax policy, and the uncertainty around it, is having a profound effect on an already strained sector.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Sep 2016


Local Food, Fresh Vegetables

State Liberals Powerless on Backpacker Tax

The Primary Industries Minister's comments about intervention on the poorly handled backpacker tax highlights the powerless position this government is in.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  22 Sep 2016


Tasmanian Farm, Cows

Tasmania's Biggest Flood Since 1929

Notes that the heavy rainfall in parts of Tasmania, especially the North, North West and the Upper Derwent resulted in loss of life, both human and animal.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Jun 2016


Green Economics

Greens Alternative Budget 2016: Innovation and Sustainable Agriculture a Must for the New Economy

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016


Survey, Filling out Sheet

State Budget 2016: No Money for Niche Producers in Primary Industries

The last survey of rural confidence found that Tasmanian farmers are feeling flat about the year ahead.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 May 2016