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Northern Tasmania

Northern Prison Not a Solution

Media Release - The Labor and Liberal parties’ vision for northern Tasmania is to lock people up.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 13 Dec 2017

Ferguson Must Address Psychiatric Care Shortage at the LGH

Media Release - Last week the Royal Hobart Hospital Department of Psychiatric Medicine lost their RANZCP accreditation, this week the Launceston General Hospital has been left with no permanent psychiatrist, and the Registrar fully booked.

Andrea Dawkins - 15 Aug 2017

Courtney Ignorant on Greens' Investment in Northern Tasmania

Media Release - The Tasmanian Greens’ Alternative Budget allocates far more funding into the State's North and North West than either the Liberals' Budget or Labor have in their flimsy Economic Directions' Statement.

Andrea Dawkins - 31 May 2017

Northern Tasmania Can't Risk a Compromised Launceston City Deal

Media Release - Northern Tasmanians welcomed the signing of the Launceston City Deal today.  There was still no funding, however, to address the city’s underlying, and crippling, issue – its ailing water and sewerage infrastructure.

Andrea Dawkins - 20 Apr 2017

Liberals' Derby Hypocrisy

Media Release - The Greens are strong supporters of the World Enduro Series, and the thriving mountain bike industry in and around Derby, set up with grants from the now-torn up Tasmanian Forest Agreement.

Andrea Dawkins - 31 Mar 2017

Hodgman Must Stand Up for Northern Maritime Jobs

Media Release - The Australian Maritime College in Launceston is the national centre of naval expertise. Maritime engineering, research and business skills have been their focus for over 40 years.

Andrea Dawkins - 29 Mar 2017

Liberals Need to Invest $150M Windfall Gain in Launceston Infrastructure

Media Release - Instead of taking credit for the State and the nation's ongoing recovery from the GFC, the Hodgman Government needs to commit to the people of Launceston that it will invest a significant part of its $150 million windfall gain into the...

Andrea Dawkins - 12 Feb 2017

Northern Tasmania Needs Real Jobs Focus, Not Liberal Self-Congratulation

Media Release - The Hodgman Government must stop patting itself on the back over the latest series of economic reports and get on with the task of revitalising the northern economy for sustainable, long term jobs.

Andrea Dawkins - 30 Jan 2017

Northern Stimulus too Little, too Late

Media Release - Any plan to address the economic and employment decline in the North needs to look at long term sustainable growth and cannot be addressed by a Band-Aid solution that was dreamed up over a fortnight.

Andrea Dawkins - 27 Sep 2016

Call for Liberal Government Not to Rule Out Additional Palliative Care Facility in the North

Parliamentary Activity - After the closure of Philip Oakden House in 2007, Launceston has been without a dedicated, standalone hospice facility.

Andrea Dawkins - 26 May 2016

Federal Budget 2016: Northern Tasmania Shortchanged on Infrastructure

Parliamentary Activity - As expected, the 2016 Federal Coalition Budget contains nothing for Tasmania, with Launceston missing out significantly in badly needed infrastructure funding.

Andrea Dawkins - 4 May 2016