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Reconstructed Shreds Lead to Tasmanian Scandal

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An article by Sue Neales appearing on April 9th on the website of The Mercury, a Tasmania newspaper, reports that a reconstructed shredded document contradicting the testimony of the Tasmanian Premier has resulted in calls for his resignation.

The Premier had said that claims he recommended a friend to a judicial posting were "pure fantasy." The opposition party, which published the original claim, has now produced the recommendation signed by the Premier which it taped together from discarded shreds.

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