Media Releases

NATIONAL ENERGY STRATEGY NEEDED

April 27, 2017

A strategy to address the immediate natural gas crisis and longer term energy needs of Tasmanian industry was the key message arising from a meeting of Tasmanian industry leaders in Burnie yesterday afternoon and representatives from the Federal Opposition.

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A FAIR GO FOR THE NORTH WEST COAST

April 27, 2017

Labor’s Shadow Minister for Regional Communications, Local Government and Territories, Stephen Jones, says in lead up to next month’s Budget, Tasmanian families will be seeking assurance that the Turnbull Government understands their need for health, education and other regional services and that they won't have to bear the impact of further cuts to these sectors.

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INQUIRY REVEALS HARSH REALITY OF ROBO-DEBT

April 27, 2017

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay said the first day of Tasmanian hearings into the Centrelink robo-debt crisis had confirmed the system was flawed.

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SHOWCASING BRADDON’S DEFENCE CAPABILITY

April 20, 2017

The North West Coast of Tasmania has the skills and manufacturing base to play an important role in Australia’s defence industry, according to Shadow Minister for Defence Richard Marles.

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SOME PROGRESS ON COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELLING FOR SEAFOOD

April 15, 2017

A call by the Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay for the Commonwealth Government to start work on addressing country of origin labelling for seafood sold in the food services sector appears to have been heeded.

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CONSULTATION NEEDED ON POLLING PLACES

April 13, 2017

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay will consult with affected communities on the proposed closure of three polling places in Braddon.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST