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.


Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

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