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Media Releases

Braddon Liberals Missing On Turnbulls Crazy Double Taxation Plan

March 31, 2016

Braddon based Federal Liberal Members Brett Whiteley and Richard Colebeck have been called upon to state whether they support Malcolm Turnbull’s plan for double taxation.   Labor Candidate for Braddon Justine Keay said Malcolm Turnbull’s plan to allow for the state government to tax people for health and education services will see residents of Braddon paying thousands of dollars more in tax.

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Bass Highway Safety Must Be Prioritised

March 23, 2016

The stretch between Devonport and Deloraine is notorious as a high accident area and has come under pressure in recent years from a significant increase in both tourism and freight on the highway A Labor Government will prioritise road safety and freight logistics on the Bass Highway between Latrobe and Deloraine to overcome the last three years of neglect under the Abbott/Turnbull Government.

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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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