Tag: Politics

  • Seriously Joking, Right? 

    Most likely the worst twitter suggested follow I’ve ever received! #youhavegottobefuckingkiddinme

  • It's just getting better ???

    HOBART’S average unleaded petrol price has climbed by about 4c in the past 10 days, while the wholesale price paid by importers has fallen by 7c . RACT spokesman Vince Taskunas said any further rises above yesterday’s average of about 164c a litre would be a travesty, given that: THE Singapore wholesale price had been sinking […]

  • It’s just getting better ???

    HOBART’S average unleaded petrol price has climbed by about 4c in the past 10 days, while the wholesale price paid by importers has fallen by 7c . RACT spokesman Vince Taskunas said any further rises above yesterday’s average of about 164c a litre would be a travesty, given that: THE Singapore wholesale price had been sinking […]

  • Speed Cameras

    TASMANIA Police has denied new speed cameras do not work effectively because of design defects. Reports today claimed the mobile laser speed camera’s effectiveness was limited because it could not work properly through protective glass covers. But Inspector Mark Beech-Jones said the cameras were working fine and would work even better when upgraded. “They are […]

  • Watch "Apple kills Star Trek" on YouTube

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  • Watch “Apple kills Star Trek” on YouTube

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  • Powerless yet holds the Power?

    TASMANIANS had been denied the chance to benefit from the Big Electricity Switch campaign because there was no retail contestability, One Big Switch director Christopher Zinn said yesterday. Nearly 200,000 consumers in NSW, SA, Victoria, the ACT and Queensland had received discounts in their electricity bill up to 16.5 per cent in NSW and up […]

  • Liberals Question Carbon Tax

    LIBERAL energy spokesman Matthew Groom has demanded to know why Tasmanians will pay carbon tax on the mostly carbon-free electricity generated in Tasmania. It was confirmed last week that half of the 10.5 per cent increase in power prices about $125 a year for the average household is because of the carbon tax. But Mr […]

  • Yet Another Electricity Rise

    ELECTRICITY prices will rise by 10.56 per cent from July 1, following a decision by the Tasmanian Economic Regulator. The rise equates to about $232 on the average $2200 annual bill for each of Aurora Energy’s residential customers. Chairman of the Tasmanian Economic Regulator Glenn Appleyard said higher-than-forecast network charges, higher-than-forecast costs of complying with […]

  • Kindergarten Politicians

    IF Tasmanian politics is theatre, albeit played on a very small stage, Budget Estimates is a week of matinee performances. It’s a space where the elected representatives can liken each other to Robert Mugabe, accuse one another of “constipating the economy”, claim the Spirit of Tasmania ferries are “a superhighway for drugs”, thank one another […]