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Child care subsidies, Jamal Daoud, wombat decline - Thur 16 Feb 17 Tas Talks

Full Podcast - Thur 16 Feb 17

Today's show covers all the hot topics affecting Tasmania.

First up, in a heated discussion with Education Minister Simon Birmingham, Brian Carlton questions why high income earners are receiving child care subsidies.

Malcolm Elliot, President of the Tasmanian Principals Association, speaks about the increasing issue of parents slamming school principals on social media.

Sunni community leader, Jamal Daoud speaks about why he backs Jacqui Lambie's bill, banning burqas and full facial coverings, as well as his reasoning behind calling for the Australian government to shut down all mosques and prayer centres in the country.

Brian Whiteman, Executive Director of the Property Council of Tasmania, shares with Brian Carlton his disappointment with a last minute appeal lodged against the C.H Smith redevelopment by the Heritage Protection Society.

Pat Allen, President of the Police Association Tasmania, weighs in on the Rocherlea hooning issues.

Dr. Scott Carver, Lecturer in Wildlife Ecology at UTAS, talks about the very low numbers of wombats left at the Narawntapu National Park due to mange problems.

And, Karl Mansfield, Committee Member of the Deloraine Street Car Show, gives all the details about the show on this Sunday.

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