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Tasmania Budget Submission 2023-24

Tasmania Budget Submission 2023-24

05 October 2022
TAS
Summary
Tasmanian Budget Submission 2023-24 Summary Transport Recommendations: Review public transport services for older Tasmanians Introduce free public transport for seniors Health Concerns: Improve emergency department waiting times Commit to meeting national targets for dental waiting times Housing and Homelessness: Address homelessness among vulnerable seniors Promote downsizing with duty concession Employment and Skilling: Fund reskilling program for over-50s Remove age-based restrictions in Workers Compensation Scheme Environmental Contribution: Provide opportunities for seniors to contribute to projects like Battery of the Nation Public Transport for Seniors: Proposal for free non-peak public transport travel for seniors in Tasmania Encourage seniors to use public transport over cars for financial relief and environmental benefits.
Tasmania Budget Submission 2023-24

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