Media Releases

REQUEST TO VISIT TASMANIA IGNORED

November 09, 2016

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay said Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce has ignored a request to visit Tasmania. “Minister Joyce and the Tasmanian Liberal Senate team have ignored my request for him to come to Tasmania to address farmers’ concerns,” Ms Keay said.

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LABOR LISTENS TO INDUSTRY ON BACKPACKER TAX

November 08, 2016

Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay said Labor’s support for a 10.5% backpacker tax announced today is the common sense solution to the chaos and confusion caused by the Coalition.

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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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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST