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Media Releases

Black Spot Funding Needed For Bass Highway At Wynyard

March 23, 2016

THE HON ANTHONY ALBANESE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORT An elected Labor Government will address the serious road safety issues on the Bass Highway at Wynyard by nominating it for funding under the Black Spot Program.

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Where is Circular Head's Missing $6 Million Mr Whiteley?

March 23, 2016

Federal Member for Braddon Brett Whiteley has been called upon to explain what has happened to the $6 million earmarked under the Tasmanian Jobs and Growth Plan to connect natural gas to Circular Head industries.

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Braddon Families Slugged With Private Health Insurance Increase

March 02, 2016

The Federal Liberal Government has approved a 5.59% increase to private health insurance costing North West and West Coast families an extra $200 per year.   Labor Candidate for Braddon Justine Keay said the increase was more than three times the inflation rate and takes the total increase under the Abbott-Turnbull Government to around $600.

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Grants Available for Arts Festivals

March 02, 2016

North West and West Coast community organisations are being encouraged to apply for a grant to conduct a high quality arts or cultural heritage projects. Labor Candidate for Braddon Justine Keay said despite the Federal Government making more than $100 million in arts funding cuts, there still remained an opportunity for local community groups to participate in Festival Australia’s latest round of grants

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CSIRO Cuts At Cape Grim Go International In New York Times

March 02, 2016

Concern over CSIRO cuts at Cape Grim on the far North West Coast of Tasmania has reached the international community with scathing criticism published in the New York Times.

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Solutions Needed Rather Than The Adam Brooks Bull At The Gate For West Coast Tracks

March 02, 2016

The bull at the gate approach led by Adam Brooks over access to West Coast tracks has severely backfired on the Liberal Government according to Federal Labor for Braddon Candidate Justine Keay.

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