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Andrew Wilkie calls for action over ‘outrageous’ Tasmanian fuel prices
7 days ago

Andrew Wilkie calls for action over ‘outrageous’ Tasmanian fuel prices

A TASMANIAN MP is calling for action over the state’s “outrageous” fuel prices.

Clark independent MP Andrew Wilkie said the delay in the decrease of the cost of fuel at …
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ACCC wants to see Tasmanian drivers pay less for petrol in the wake of coronavirus oil price crash
3 weeks ago

ACCC wants to see Tasmanian drivers pay less for petrol in the wake of coronavirus oil price crash

THE head of Australia’s consumer watchdog says petrol prices in Tasmania should drop by around 25 cents a litre in the coming weeks.

The impact of the coronavirus crisis on …
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RACT petition calls on state government to implement real-time fuel price monitoring
4 months ago

RACT petition calls on state government to implement real-time fuel price monitoring

A petition launched by RACT has called on the state government to introduce real-time fuel price monitoring in a bid to lower petrol prices across Tasmania.

RACT executive manager, membership and community …
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Tasmanian Small Business Council comes out swinging in smoking age debate
6 months ago

Tasmanian Small Business Council comes out swinging in smoking age debate

The Tasmanian Small Business Council has criticised an international tobacco addiction expert’s support to raise the smoking age in the state to 21 years.

Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation director Ginny …
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RACT boss says hit to the back pocket is unavoidable as petrol prices rise, but these tricks can soften the blow
6 months ago

RACT boss says hit to the back pocket is unavoidable as petrol prices rise, but these tricks can soften the blow

AS petrol prices begin to rise this week, the hit to the back pocket will be unavoidable, but there are ways to soften the blow, says RACT boss Darren Moody.


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MLC puts Tasmanian smoking legislation on hold
8 months ago

MLC puts Tasmanian smoking legislation on hold

A move to ban the sale of cigarettes to Tasmanians aged under 21 has been put on hold.

Independent member for Windermere Ivan Dean was expected to introduce the legislation …
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Kick in the guts, says small business about smoking law change
9 months ago

Kick in the guts, says small business about smoking law change

Small business has described a plan to increase Tasmania’s legal smoking age to 21 as “disastrous and a kick in the guts” which will cost jobs.

Tasmanian Small Business Council …
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Tobacco sales could be banned to Tasmanians under 21
10 months ago

Tobacco sales could be banned to Tasmanians under 21

Tasmania could be the first state in Australia to ban the sale of cigarettes to people aged under 21.

A bill introduced last year by Independent Windermere member Ivan Dean …
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New Town man, 33, in custody following alleged Lutana service station robbery
11 months ago

New Town man, 33, in custody following alleged Lutana service station robbery

A New Town man is in custody following an alleged armed robbery in the state’s south on Saturday night.

About 6.30pm, the 33-year-old man allegedly entered the United Petroleum Service …
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Senator says Royal Commission into state’s pump prices needed
1 year ago

Senator says Royal Commission into state’s pump prices needed

If you feel like you are being robbed every time you fill your tank, you are absolutely right. Tassies are being gouged at the bowser.  In early January, we were paying …
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