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Time warp in Hobart.

Boss Fox says ‘get a dictator’

By Matt Smith

TRANSPORT magnate Lindsay Fox says Tasmania needs a democratic dictator to get the state back on track.

In Hobart to talk to business leaders yesterday, the self-made billionaire founder of Linfox urged the community to get behind mining projects and the Tamar Valley Pulp Mill or risk seeing the state end up with an unemployment rate of 30 per cent.

Mr Fox said the State Governments problem was that it was a minority government.

"The problem you have here is no different to the Federal Government you don’t have a controlling majority," he said.

"You could do with a democratic dictator today, as could the Federal Government.”

Source: The Mercury

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