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Media Releases

WEST COAST NBN IS STILL A PRIORITY

November 07, 2016

The Coalition has been called upon to stop stuffing the West Coast around and deliver the full fibre to premises NBN it deserves. In a speech to Federal Parliament Labor Member for Braddon Justine Keay said, “Answers by NBN Co officials during recent Senate Estimates hearings following questions from Labor Senator Anne Urquhart, made it clear the company had not conducted any analysis on the state of the West Coast copper network.

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BACKPACKER TAX INQUIRY REPORT DUE

November 05, 2016

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay said the release of a Senate committee inquiry tomorrow (Monday 07 November) will reveal the true damage caused by the Government’s proposed backpacker tax.

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DUNIAM’S DECISION NOT HIS OWN

November 03, 2016

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay said yesterday’s announcement that Senator Jonathon Duniam will have a North West presence is the result of ongoing tensions in the Liberal party.

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HAS TASMANIA BEEN DUDDED AGAIN BY MALCOLM TURNBULL?

November 03, 2016

The Federal Government has been called upon to clarify whether Tasmanian communities will be able to apply for funding through the Coalition’s Solar Communities Program.

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STRUGGLING FARMING FAMILIES HIT BY MORE CENTRELINK BUNGLES

October 28, 2016

Struggling North West dairy farmers have been hit by more Centrelink bungles. Federal member for Braddon Justine Keay said a local agribusiness consultant has been forced to withdraw his services to local farming families due to non-payments from Centrelink.

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$10m ADVERTISING BLITZ PROVES BACKPACKER TAX IS HURTING

October 26, 2016

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay said the Federal Government’s launch of a $10 million advertising campaign to attract backpackers proved the backpacker tax was hurting.

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