Fair go for Roads

Part I Question 1 – Should Federal Government funding be provided for improvements to the northern approaches of Hobart, including a bypass of Brighton, Pontville and Bagdad, and an upgraded Bridgewater Bridge? Read on for the responses from all Federal Election candidates.

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Part II Question 2 – Do you support the AusLink National Network in Tasmania being extended to include the Brooker Highway to the Port of Hobart, and the Tasman Highway to the Hobart International Airport? Read on for the responses from all Federal Election candidates.

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The Chair of the Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority (STCA), Ald Rob Valentine said today that Southern Tasmanians were expecting ‘both major political parties’ to commit funding to the Southern Tasmanian Infrastructure Plan, which includes a bypass of Dysart, Brighton, Bagdad and Pontville and an upgraded Bridgewater Bridge. Responding to a suggestion from the RACT that […]

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Mayors from Southern Tasmania’s three largest cities are concerned both major political parties are ignoring urgent road funding needs in the South. With the Federal election just weeks away, Lord Mayor Ald Rob Valentine, Mayor of Clarence Ald Jock Campbell and Mayor of Glenorchy Ald Adriana Taylor have urged the Federal Government and Labor Opposition […]

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The Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority (STCA) has ramped up its campaign for the AusLink Network in Tasmania to be extended to include the Brooker Highway into Hobart and the Tasman Highway to the Hobart International Airport. In releasing its submission on the Commonwealth Government’s draft AusLink Tasmanian Corridor Strategy, Chair of the STCA, and Lord […]

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Southern Tasmanian Mayors last night met with Premier Paul Lennon and Infrastructure Minister Jim Cox to discuss the ‘Fair Go For Our Roads’ campaign and the Tasmanian Government’s proposal to upgrade the northern approaches to Hobart. Chairman of the Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority (STCA), and Lord Mayor of Hobart, Ald Rob Valentine, said the meeting […]

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