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YOUTH ALLOWANCE PROCESSING BLOWOUTS – HITTING TASMANIAN STUDENTS WHO CAN LEAST AFFORD IT

May 02, 2016

Young Tasmanians are being forced to live in dire circumstances due to extended delays in processing their applications for Youth Allowance. Shadow Minister for Human Services Senator Doug Cameron and Labor Candidate for Braddon Justine Keay today met with Devonport students who have suffered under the delays overseen by the Turnbull Government.

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LABOR WILL DELIVER FIBRE NBN TO WEST COAST

April 27, 2016

A Shorten Labor Government will build a fibre NBN link to the West Coast of Tasmania, connecting Queenstown, Rosebery and Zeehan to fibre.

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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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