Thousands rally against budget cutbacks
Tasmanian parliament lawns, Hobart, June 16. Photo: Susan Austin
About 3000 people rallied outside Tasmania’s parliament house on June 16 to protest a harsh budget handed down by the ALP-Greens coalition government.
Up to 1700 public sector workers will lose their jobs and 20 schools will close under the government’s plans.
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