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Media Releases

$4.3 MILLION INVESTMENT WELCOME

September 14, 2016

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay has welcomed an investment of $4.3 million by Fonterra at its Wynyard plant. The investment will increase the plant’s cheese making capacity by 8000 MT per annum.

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BRINGING RESPECT BACK TO POLITICS

September 13, 2016

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay has used her first speech in federal parliament to highlight the need for politicians of all persuasions to work hard to bring back community respect for their political representatives.

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Federal Liberals Abandon Braddon

August 31, 2016

News today that no Tasmanian Liberal Senator will be based in Braddon show the Liberal Party has learnt nothing since the federal election according to Braddon Federal MP Justine Keay.

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LABOR CALLS FOR HALT TO ROSEBERY POST OFFICE CLOSURE PLANS

June 23, 2016

Federal Labor has called on Australia Post to halt plans that would see the Rosebery Post Office close its doors and co-locate with the Rosebery IGA on 1 July.   Labor Senator Anne Urquhart has written to Minister for Communications, Mitch Fifield, and Australia Post CEO [attached] calling for a halt to plans and requesting senior executives undertake a proper community consultation process. 

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SUPPORT FOR KENTISH AND LATROBE INFRASTRUCTURE

June 23, 2016

A Shorten Labor Government will ensure that investment in Tasmania’s infrastructure will continue to support a thriving tourism industry, support local jobs and economic growth. Labor will invest $4.1 million to develop tourism projects in the Latrobe and Kentish municipalities and commence addressing road safety issues on the Bass Highway near Latrobe.

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PENALTY RATES ONLY SAFE UNDER A SHORTEN LABOR GOVERNMENT

June 23, 2016

Today the Shadow Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Brendan O’Connor, and Labor candidate for Braddon, Justine Keay, visited the Beach Hotel to discuss the importance of penalty rates to employees and their families in Burnie. Voters in Braddon can be sure that the election of a Shorten Labor Government will result in a stark change in direction of the Australian Government in relation to penalty rates and defending dece...

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