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Media Releases

GREENS ATTACK ON SALMON INDUSTRY MUST STOP

February 29, 2016

Tasmania’s $650 million salmon industry is under threat by a scare-campaign led by the Greens. Labor is calling on Senator Whish-Wilson to stop trying to tarnish the reputation of one of Tasmania’s biggest employers and world-leaders in environmental management.

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Braddon Business Need To Think Very Carefully Before Supporting Any Coastal Shipping Changes

February 29, 2016

North West Coast business and community leaders are being urged to think through all the issues very carefully before supporting changes to Australia’s Coastal Shipping Laws. Labor Candidate for Braddon Justine Keay said the issue was much more complex than what it appears on the surface. “This could be a case of being careful for what you wish for.”

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Liberals Open Round 2 of Mobile Phone Black Spots Funding But Round 1 Projects Not Even Started

February 29, 2016

The Federal Government has opened a second round of funding for mobile phone black spots without even starting work on any of the projects identified for funding under the first round of the same program

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Are the Liberals Axing The Family Law Court Judicial Service For North West Tasmania?

February 29, 2016

The Federal Liberal Government must come clean on their plans for Family Law Court matters in North and North West Tasmania after the retirement of Judge Stuart Roberts in June of this year. Labor Candidate for Braddon said the legal profession and community groups are becoming increasingly concerned that a replacement for Judge Roberts will not be made.

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Liberals Close Ten Braddon Polling Booths

February 29, 2016

Ten Braddon polling booths have been closed by the Federal Government in the lead up to the 2016 federal election. Labor Candidate for Braddon Justine Keay said the Australian Electoral Commission has announced a number of urban and regional polling booths will close in Braddon.

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Braddon Falls Off The Radar When It Comes To Fixing Mobile Black Spots

February 29, 2016

The Liberal Government has not lived up to expectations to fix seven mobile phone black spots identified by the North West community. Labor Candidate for Braddon Justine Keay said that in June last year, Federal Member for Braddon Brett Whiteley announced with great fanfare the location of seven black spots to receive new mobile phone base stations.

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