The Labor-Green Government has been left with no choice but to listen to the cries for help from Tasmanians, and immediately recommence dredging on the Tamar River. A petition tabled in Parliament today by the Tasmanian Liberals included 1100 signatures from Northern Tasmanians demanding action from this Government.
The Tasmanian Liberals are calling on the State Government to finally act and clean up the Tamar River after years of inaction. Our petition calling on the State Government to immediately provide the $1 million promised to the Launceston Flood Authority to recommence the dredging of the Tamar River has received tremendous support so far [...]
Mr FERGUSON (Bass) – Prior to the March election the Labor Party promised to provide $6.5 million in funding to deal with what is now a massive silt build-up at Home Reach and in the yacht basin in the Tamar estuary. By June of this year this promise had entirely disappeared.