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Rockliff Must Stand Up to Federal Counterparts on Education Funding

The proposed changes to the Tasmanian Education system tabled 21 September 2016 in the House of Assembly are heralding additional funding requirements of over $100 Million.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Sep 2016

A Healthy Mess

The fact that a 95 year old woman forced to lie on an Emergency Department floor without a bed for hours is tangible evidence of the terrible state of Tasmania’s public health system.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Mar 2016

No Real Answers for Big Picture School in Launceston

The Big Picture School of the City Campus in Inveresk, Launceston has enjoyed ongoing success, providing a happy learning environment for disengaged students.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Oct 2015

Hodgman Leaving Wide Angle Out of Funding

The announcement of the 2016 closure of Wide Angle Tasmania is a blow to the production of film in Tasmania.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Oct 2015

Gonski Week

Where Gonski funding has been provided to schools around the country, it is making a huge difference, but that still too many schools are missing out and that, sadly, many of those schools are in Tasmania;

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Oct 2015