Political party promises for the Derwent Valley and Central Highlands

UPDATED: AS this Saturday’s State Election draws closer, Tasmania’s two main political parties have been promoting their particular commitments for the Derwent Valley and Central Highlands. These include: LIBERAL PARTY $700 million redevelopment of Tarraleah power station, increasing from 100 megawatts to 220 megawatts. $1.8 million Mt Field National Park

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Labor pledges cash boost for online access centres

ONLINE access centres at New Norfolk, Glenora, Ouse and beyond will receive $10,000 grants for equipment upgrades if the Labor Party wins government at the State Election on May 1. The Derwent Valley Online Access Centre, co-located with the New Norfolk Library, was the venue for this morning’s campaign announcement

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State Election candidates named

THE names of the candidates standing at the 2021 House of Assembly elections were announced today. The 19 candidates for Lyons, in the order announced by the Tasmanian Electoral Commission are: LIBERAL PARTYGuy Barnett, of Newstead, Member of ParliamentSue Bower, of Westbury, chief executive officerStephanie Cameron, of Chudleigh, electorate officerJustin

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Labor names its team for Lyons

STATE Labor leader and Lyons MHA Rebecca White has named the party’s candidates for the May 1 general election, including five candidates for the local division. Lyons will be contested by the two sitting members, Ms White and Jenna Butler, along with three additional candidates. Joining Ms White and Ms

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BREAKING: Double duty for Derwent voters

AN early State Election has been called for May 1, meaning that Derwent Valley and Central Highlands voters will be casting votes in two elections on that day. May 1 had already been named as the date for the election for this year’s Legislative Council election for the seat of

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