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Names and boundaries of federal electoral divisions in Tasmania decided

The augmented Electoral Commission for Tasmania today announced the outcome of its deliberations on the names and boundaries of the five federal electoral divisions in Tasmania.The Hon. Dennis Cowdroy OAM QC, the presiding member, thanked the individuals and organisations who contributed to the redistribution by providing written submissions or appearing

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Tour de Tassie roadshow a success, reaching over 2,500 students

This week marks the end of the Tour de Tassie educational roadshow around Tasmania. The Australian Federal Police (AFP) – together with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, the Daniel Morcombe Foundation and Tasmania Police – embarked on an educational tour to increase awareness of child safety and missing persons. The Tour de Tassie roadshow visited

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Police, Commonwealth Bank and Daniel Morcombe Foundation embark on child safety roadshow

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) – together with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, the Daniel Morcombe Foundation and Tasmania Police – is launching an educational tour to increase awareness of child safety and missing persons ahead of Day for Daniel in October. The Tour de Tassie roadshow will visit more than 20 schools

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Security and Protection for Tasmanian Forests and Forest Industries

The Australian and Tasmanian Governments have today agreed to extend the Tasmanian Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) for a further two decades.Tasmania’s forests have long been the lifeblood of the state, providing jobs and economic opportunities to thousands.However protecting the state’s unique environment has always been important to ensure that Tasmania’s

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Concessional loans open for SA and Tas farmers

The Coalition Government today launched the 2017–18 Farm Business Concessional Loans Scheme in South Australia and Tasmania, with an initial commitment of $10 million to support eligible farm businesses.Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, said this was part of the government's $250 million commitment to

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Bureau of Meteorology rejects data tampering allegations

The Bureau of Meteorology says it holds the integrity of its weather observations and climate data to the highest possible standards. The Bureau rejects allegations aired in some media outlets that it has sought to tamper with temperature data. Contrary to claims, the Bureau has not deliberately set limits on the temperatures

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