Today in the Parliament we acted to hold the Government to account for it’s role in damaging the Tasmanian economy and actively hurting Tasmanian families. While there are mixed views on the pulp mill project, there is no doubt that it represents the largest potential infrastructure project in the state and would really reverse the [...]
It’s very disappointing that up to 30 jobs will be lost at the Bell Bay smelter, adding to other job losses across Northern Tasmania, but it is certainly welcome news to see the overwhelming majority of jobs are safe for the long term. I am also grateful that Bell Bay Aluminium has recently made a [...]
Economic Development Minister David O’Byrne has serious questions to answer about the $1 million deal to the Sirolli Institute. Under questioning, it was revealed in Estimates today that the Sirolli Institute was awarded its $1 million deal against the advice of the relevant Department (Department of Economic Development).