Tagged: Tasmanian Government

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UTAS could split under pressure of federal funding cuts

And while the Tasmanian Government has reassured UTAS that overseas institutions are not being courted by the state, Hobart’s new development site Macquarie Point is being presented to overseas interests as an ideal research...

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Tasmanian Government urged to defend RET

Hydro Tasmania, the nation’s largest renewable energy company, has warned an abolition of the RET would jeopardise millions of dollars worth of Hydro assets in Tasmania and terminate any further investment. Photo: Renewable energy...

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Hotels urged to give condoms to Chinese guests

By Stephen Smiley The Hospitality Association’s Steve Old hopes the booklet, funded by the Tasmanian Government, will help operators better serve Chinese tourists. The Hospitality Association and State Government has produced the booklet to...

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Tas MP pushes for rejected baroque festival money

Federal MP Brett Whiteley has written to Premier Will Hodgman and Federal Arts Minister George Brandis asking that the festival’s $400,000 annual funding allocation be spent on tourism in Tasmania’s north-west and west coast....

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Kennett urges Tasmanian asset sales, smaller government

Former Victorian Liberal premier Jeff Kennett has recommended Tasmania merge local councils, sell assets and reduce the number of state MPs, despite the Government’s election promises. Mr Kennett said he understood the State Government...

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Three Tas councils want hemp, medicinal cannabis crops

As councils in Huon Valley, Dorset and Derwent Valley weigh up the possibilities of crops, the Tasmanian Government appeared to be open to reconsidering its opposition to medicinal cannabis. Derwent Valley Mayor Martin Evans...

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Three Tas councils want hemp, medicinal cannabis crops

As councils in Huon Valley, Dorset and Derwent Valley weigh up the possibilities of crops, the Tasmanian Government appeared to be open to reconsidering its opposition to medicinal cannabis. Derwent Valley Mayor Martin Evans...