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Media Releases

PROGRESS ON BURNIE PORT UPGRADE A WIN FOR THE COAST

October 26, 2016

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay welcomed today’s announcement by DP World that it is progressing plans for a $75 million upgrade to the Burnie port. “Considering this upgrade is not contingent on coastal shipping reforms this is a big win for the North West coast,” Ms Keay said.

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SIMPLOT AND COLES DEAL WELCOMED

October 21, 2016

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay has welcomed a deal announced today between Coles Supermarkets and Simplot that will benefit Tasmania.

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TURNBULL MERSEY UNCERTAINTY CONTINUES

October 20, 2016

Tasmanians continue to face uncertainty about the future of the Mersey Community Hospital, with the Federal Health Department revealing there is money in the Budget – despite the Health minister refusing to confirm funding.

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DAIRY FARMERS NEED SECURITY NOT MORE CUTS

October 20, 2016

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay and Federal Member for Lyons Brian Mitchell have expressed their frustration after Murray Goulburn today announced further cuts to milk pricing.

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BACKPACKER TAX DEBATE GAGGED

October 18, 2016

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay says she and Federal Labor Member for Bass Ross Hart were “gagged” from speaking on the backpacker tax yesterday. Both were expected to speak on the legislation in Parliament last night until the Government moved to censure debate.

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BACKPACKER TAX SENATE COMMITTEE CALLING FOR SUBMISSIONS

October 14, 2016

Tasmanian farmers, tourism industry operators and industry stakeholders are being encouraged to make a submission to the Senate Committee investigating the Coalition Government’s backpacker tax.

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