National Broadband Promise Broken

Tassie suburbs wiped off the National Broadband Network map MORE than 150,000 Tasmanian homes and businesses will miss out on fibre optic cable to their door because of Abbott Government changes to the National Broadband Network, a consumer group warns. Suburbs to miss out on the premium NBN service include Sandy Bay, New Town, North … Read more

What’s not being told?

AFL Tasmania boss calls in lawyers over funding hearings AFL TASMANIA has sought legal advice from AFL House as it awaits a formal request to appear before the public accounts committee examining state government funding of Tasmanian football. The joint house committee is investigating how the $500,000 granted annually to AFL Tasmania by the State … Read more

What's not being told?

AFL Tasmania boss calls in lawyers over funding hearings AFL TASMANIA has sought legal advice from AFL House as it awaits a formal request to appear before the public accounts committee examining state government funding of Tasmanian football. The joint house committee is investigating how the $500,000 granted annually to AFL Tasmania by the State … Read more

It’s No Wonder (we’re feeling bitter)

Hydro Tasmania records historic before-tax profit of $238 million ENERGY giant Hydro Tasmania has recorded the largest profit in its history. The company is crediting increased revenue from renewable exports, the carbon price and increased exports across the Bass Strait for a $238 million before-tax profit for the 2012-2013 financial year. The result will bring … Read more

It's No Wonder (we're feeling bitter)

Hydro Tasmania records historic before-tax profit of $238 million ENERGY giant Hydro Tasmania has recorded the largest profit in its history. The company is crediting increased revenue from renewable exports, the carbon price and increased exports across the Bass Strait for a $238 million before-tax profit for the 2012-2013 financial year. The result will bring … Read more

Tasmanian NBN rollout in doubt

Federal Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull claims there has been little progress on the NBN rollout in Tasmania. Before last month’s election, the Coalition promised to honour all existing NBN contracts in Tasmania if it won government. Mr Turnbull told ABC Local Radio he could see little or no progress on the NBN rollout. “All I … Read more

Greedy Politicians want more!

Calm urged on pollie pay issue TASMANIANS should have a good look at the issues before deciding if they think politicians earn too much, according to the head of the tribunal looking into their pay packets. The public is being asked to consider the workload of politicians before making a decision. And to also consider … Read more

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