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CPSU Members running on March 3: Adam Gore

I am Adam Gore, your new Labor candidate for Bass. Service is a big part of my life, I have served as a member of the Australian Defence Force for nearly two decades. I am a father of two and my wife is a teacher. Our Public Services have been underfunded and undermined. That is […]

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The Greens’ TasTAFE commitments

On Sunday the Tasmanian Greens promised to spend $20 million on TasTAFE. They would: Ensure 70 per cent of state government training contracts are awarded to TasTAFE as the public provider; Spend $20m in capital works funding; Fund 10 new staff members to improve quality and compliance as well as training resource and assessment development; […]

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Liberals ‘war on ice’

On Monday the Tasmanian Liberals promised more detector dogs and a special operations group for ice. If elected, Police Minister Rene Hidding promised that the Liberals would  invest in three additional drug-detector dogs and employ two specialist ice investigators in each region. We all know it’s the workers behind the scenes that make our services […]

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Labor to introduce 3000 $1000 TasTAFE scholarships

Labor Leader Rebecca White committed to 3000 $1000 TasTAFE scholarships, if elected in March. Labor has also promised that 70% of VET funding dollars would go to TasTAFE and to boost apprenticeships. We know TasTAFE gives opportunities to Tasmanians and builds the skills we need. This service should be accessible to everyone to access, and […]

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New school, new teachers, say Liberals

Last week Premier Will Hodgman said his party would build a Year 7-12 high school in Brighton, if re-elected. The Liberals also announce they would  spend $26 million to employ 35 additional specialist Literacy/Numeracy coaches, and spend more than $16m on school farms, employing 10 new school farm teachers and upgrade infrastructure at these farms. […]

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Greens to boost Child Safety

There would be 50 more Child Safety Officers, if the Greens were a part of the next government. Greens Leader Cassy O’Connor made the commitment yesterday, costing it at $22m. Ms O’Connor said they’d also employ 10 new administrative staff and a policy officer. A further commitment was developing a TasTAFE diploma in child, youth […]

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Labor to scrap public school fees

If elected, Labor will scrap public school fees, Opposition Leader Rebecca White said on the weekend. This would cost of about $24m per year. Opposition Leader Rebecca White said Labor would also introduce free buses for all students to their closest public school, if elected on March 3. We know that our public schools are […]

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CPSU Members running on March 3: Danielle Kidd

As part of our ethos of members supporting members we recently called for all CPSU members standing for election, regardless of party, to provide us with a profile so we could share it with other members.  Danielle Kidd Electorate: Braddon My name is Danielle Kidd and I would like to introduce myself to CPSU members […]

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CPSU Members running on March 3: Ella Haddad

As part of our ethos of members supporting members we recently called for all CPSU members standing for election, regardless of party, to provide us with a profile so we could share it with other members.  Ella Haddad Electorate: Denison I am Ella Haddad, your new Labor candidate for Denison. I’m proud to work for the […]

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CPSU Members running on March 3: Alison Standen

As part of our ethos of members supporting members we recently called for all CPSU members standing for election, regardless of party, to provide us with a profile so we could share it with other members.  Alison Standen Electorate: Franklin I live with my partner and son in Bellerive and my parents live in Lindisfarne. […]

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