Media Releases

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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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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