Reverse Metro Tasmania Cuts and Support Public Transport
The petition of the undersigned Citizens of Tasmania draws to the attention of the House:
1. The recent service cuts to Metro in southern Tasmania and the impact on Tasmanians trying to get to work, school or participate in the community.
2. The ongoing recruitment and retention issues impacting Metro Tasmania’s workforce and the lack of consideration by the Government in regards to the pay and conditions of drivers to improve the situation.
3. Ongoing safety issues for Metro passengers and drivers and the lack progress on the rollout of Transit Officers with powers to curb antisocial behaviour and the installation of security screens.
Petitioners calls on the government to reverse the service cuts and address the issues raised in the petition as a matter of urgency.