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Media Releases

King Island Health Promotion Officer Position Too Important to Lose

February 14, 2017

Labor Leader Bryan Green and Federal Member for Bass Justine Keay have called for Federal and State Liberal Governments to reverse a decision to axe the King Island Health Promotion Officer position. Labor understands the Health Promotion Officer position, which is jointly funded by State and Federal Governments, will become redundant this month.

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TASMANIAN ECONOMIC PLAN MISSING IN ACTION

February 13, 2017

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay and Federal Member for Bass Ross Hart said the doubt over the future of the Tasmanian Major Project Approval Agency is yet another indicator the Turnbull Government has given up on Tasmania’s future economic prosperity and jobs.

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MERSEY PRIVATISATION REJECTED

February 09, 2017

A Federal Labor Government will not support any plan for the privatisation of the management of the Mersey Community Hospital. “The privatisation plan proposed by Senator Jacquie Lambie is not supported by Federal Labor and unfortunately sends a mixed message to the government to what the community wants,” Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay said.

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MOBILE BLACK SPOTS HIGHLIGHTED IN PARLIAMENT

February 07, 2017

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay has raised the important issue of mobile phone blackspots in Federal Parliament. “Despite its promises, the Federal Government is failing to deliver on its commitments to fix mobile phone reception in Sulphur Creek, Gunns Plains and Devonport,” Ms Keay said.

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DAIRY FARMERS INVITED TO PROVIDE INPUT

January 26, 2017

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay has invited local dairy farmers to provide input into a Senate Inquiry.

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NEW MINISTER SHOULD PRIORITISE MERSEY HOSPITAL’S FUTURE

January 25, 2017

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay has written to incoming Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt to provide long term certainty for the Mersey Community Hospital.

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