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Media Releases

CUTS TO FAMILY PAYMENTS WILL LEAVE FAMILIES IN BRADDON WORSE OFF

October 09, 2016

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay said Braddon recipients of Family Tax Benefit could be up to $6,147 worse off due to proposed cuts and changes, according to modelling conducted by the Australian National University.

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CIRCULAR HEAD POOL FUNDING WELCOME

October 07, 2016

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay has welcomed the announcement of $3.82 million funding for a new pool in Circular Head. The $3,822,750 million funding announcement for the Circular Head Community Wellbeing Centre through round 3 of the National Stronger Regions fund was provided to News Limited yesterday.

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DAIRY INDUSTRY INQUIRY SUBMISSIONS CLOSE SOON

October 06, 2016

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay has urged dairy farmers and other stakeholders to make a submission to and inquiry into the Australian dairy industry.

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AGED PENSIONERS NEED CLARITY ON ASSET TEST CHANGES

October 04, 2016

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay said Tasmanian pensioners needed clarity around changes that come to effect next year. The Turnbull Government’s changes to the assets test for those receiving the Aged Pension, Carer’s Payment, Disability Support Pension, Widow Pension and Wife Pension will come into effect on 1 January 2017.

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FARMERS DESERVE BETTER

September 21, 2016

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay has called on the Federal Government to take urgent action to address lengthy delays for farmers applying for Farm Household Allowance.

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CIRCULAR HEAD COMMUNITY SEE OPPORTUNITIES FOR FUTURE MANAGEMENT OF WESTERN TASMANIAN ABORIGINAL...

September 20, 2016

A meeting of community stakeholders held in Smithton yesterday afternoon identified future opportunities around protection, education and interpretation of Aboriginal Heritage and sustainable access to the area.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST