Michael Ferguson

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Name: Michael Ferguson
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Royal Hobart Hospital ordered to reopen beds to prevent ambulance 'ramping'

A Tasmanian hospital where paramedics had to hit an emergency alarm to get a three-year-old boy treated has been ordered to reopen beds.Unions have been urging the Tasmanian Government to open more beds at the Royal Hobart Hospital to address ambulances ... [Published Prime 7 - 3 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Emergency relief for RHH

Ambulances caught in a bottleneck at the Royal Hobart Hospital. Source: News Corp AustraliaTHE Royal Hobart Hospital will reopen an empty unit to relieve the growing bottleneck of patients stuck in ambulance care waiting for emergency treatment.The Government ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - 10 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Tasmanian Government Cuts ICT Fund

#contactcenterworldAug 28, 2014 -- The Tasmanian Liberal Government has cut the $28 million ICT fund designed by its Labor predecessors to pay for the state’s technology refresh.The new state government, which came to power in March after defeating the ... [Published ContactCenterWorld.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Invite to critic on health reform

HEALTH Minister Michael Ferguson has invited health economist Martyn Goddard to contribute to plans to help the sector’s recovery after the analyst accused the Government of breaking election promises on health in its first Budget.Mr Goddard said the ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Increase in doctor exodus predicted | Budget

MORE doctors are likely to leave Tasmania for betterpaid jobs interstate, according to the state’s peak medical body. MORE doctors are likely to leave Tasmania for betterpaid jobs interstate, according to the state’s peak medical body. ‘‘The failure of ... [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Boaters rescue woman from Red River

“We could hear the woman screaming ‘help, help, I’m drowning!’” said Jared Shafer.Shafer, Sean Martin and Kyle Boppre, all of Grand Forks, were headed toward the boat landing near downtown East Grand Forks when they saw the police cars, flashing lights ... [Published Grand Forks Herald - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

$66.8m boost to state's health

THE health sector will receive a $66.8 million boost this financial year.But the Department of Health and Human Services and Tasmanian Health Organisations will still need to make $40.7 million in savings this year, and $210 million over four years. THE ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

IRA bomb attack accused sent for trial

Published Thursday, 28 August 2014A 41-year-old Derry man charged with carrying out a series of IRA gun and mortar bomb attacks in the city for over six years before the 1994 ceasefire is to be sent for trial.Following the preliminary inquiry, O'Kane ... [Published UTV - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Support, evidence grows for police cameras

Rachel Maddow reports on widespread support for police body cameras in the wake of the Michael Ferguson shooting and shows how a video record can also protect police. ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Giddings backs council over medicinal cannabis

SHADOW attorney-general Lara Giddings yesterday urged the state government to join thousands of Tasmanians, including the Devonport City Council, supporting a trial of cannabis oil for medicinal use. SHADOW attorney-general Lara Giddings yesterday urged ... [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 7 reports

Ferguson pays back $776 taxi ride

Health Minister Michael Ferguson has paid back the Department of Premier and Cabinet for a $776 taxi ride, but the opposition says it only proves his guilt.HEALTH Minister Michael Ferguson has paid back the Department of Premier and Cabinet for a $776 ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

`No need for more rehab services'

THE North-West Coast already had access to drug and alcohol services, the state’s Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said yesterday. THE North-West Coast already had access to drug and alcohol services, the state’s Minister for Health Michael Ferguson ... [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - Aug 26 2014]

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"for example, there is currently no legal provision for growing or using medicinal cannabis in any australian jurisdiction. under what rules is labor suggesting crops be grown?" Mr Ferguson said

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Royal Hobart Hospital ordered to reopen beds to... [Published Prime 7 - 3 hours ago]
Emergency relief for RHH [Published Tasmania Mercury - 10 hours ago]
Tasmanian Government Cuts ICT Fund [Published ContactCenterWorld.com - 10 hours ago]
Paramedics hit panic button [Published Tasmania Mercury - Aug 31 2014]
Invite to critic on health reform [Published Tasmania Mercury - Aug 30 2014]
Increase in doctor exodus predicted | Budget [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - Aug 30 2014]
Boaters rescue woman from Red River [Published Grand Forks Herald - Aug 30 2014]
$66.8m boost to state's health [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Aug 28 2014]
IRA bomb attack accused sent for trial [Published UTV - Aug 28 2014]
Tasmanian Govt cuts ICT fund [Published IT News Australia - Aug 28 2014]
Support, evidence grows for police cameras [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 28 2014]
Giddings backs council over medicinal cannabis [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - Aug 27 2014]
Bulletin Area Dean's List Aug. 27, 2014 [Published LillieNews.com - Aug 27 2014]
Budget to cut debt to $50m: Gutwein [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Aug 27 2014]
Big State Budget Questions [Published Tasmania Mercury - Aug 26 2014]
Hodgman promised ramping fix [Published Tasmania Mercury - Aug 26 2014]
Ferguson pays back $776 taxi ride [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Aug 26 2014]
Hospital taskforce on $3000 a day [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Aug 26 2014]
`No need for more rehab services' [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - Aug 26 2014]
Minister pays back taxi fare [Published Tasmania Mercury - Aug 26 2014]
Hospital taskforce members earning $2,800 a day [Published ABC Online - Aug 26 2014]
Royal Hobart Hospital review taskforce members ... [Published Prime 7 - Aug 26 2014]
Hefty pay packets for RHH taskforce [Published Tasmania Mercury - Aug 26 2014]
Health bureaucrat paid $2200 a day [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Aug 26 2014]
Ramp furore as patients wait five hours [Published Tasmania Mercury - Aug 25 2014]
Extra GST funding not spent on health sector: a... [Published ABC Online - Aug 25 2014]
Message of budget lost amid trivia [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Aug 25 2014]
Chill with a cause: ice challenge brings fresh ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Aug 24 2014]
Tasmania’s booming ICT sector doubles in decade [Published Noodls - Aug 23 2014]
Take away PM’s power to appoint Senate speaker,... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 22 2014]
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Take away PM’s power to appoint Senate speaker,... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 22 2014]
OTTAWA — Canada’s Senate may never become an elected parliamentary chamber, but a move is afoot to bring at least a measure of democracy to the appointed upper house. Terry Mercer, an independent Liberal senator, is proposing a constitutional amendment ...
Kelly McParland: Michael Ferguson’s auditors st... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 11 2014]
Postmedia News reports that the intensity of the detail being sought by Auditor General Michael Ferguson in his examination of Senate spending has senators feeling decidedly nervous. Ferguson’s auditors, the report says, have been drilling deep down ...
Senators brace for RCMP probe as auditor scruti... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 08 2014]
A probe of Senate spending by Canada’s auditor general has become so detailed that senators are being probed on everything from the Christmas cards they sent, to the meetings they attended. More than one senator has been asked about sending Christmas ...
Hackers who hit National Research Council infil... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 31 2014]
OTTAWA — Hackers who targeted Canada’s National Research Council infiltrated a system containing personal information, the federal privacy czar says. The privacy commissioner’s office said Thursday it was first informed of the breach on July 23 and ...
Rockies Owner's Rocky Relationship with Fans [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 12 2014]
Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort seems to be having some trouble communicating with disgruntled fans unhappy with the team’s performance, even insinuating that the team might move. In two separate incidents, Monfort responded to the fans in brusque ...
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