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Media Releases

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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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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