Liberal Party rejects matching Labor's $25 million seed funding for AFL team in Tasmania, saying the party has other priorities

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated April 14 2019 - 6:52am, first published 6:50am
Senator Richard Colbeck with Liberal Party Tasmanian candidates at the Launceston General Hospital on Sunday, announcing the party would not match Labor's $25 million promise for seed funding for a Tasmanian AFL team. Picture: Adam Holmes

The Liberal Party has announced it will not match Labor's $25 million promise for "seed funding" to help establish an AFL team in Tasmania, claiming it would instead put funding into the health system.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010