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Media Releases

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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Bushfire Inquiry Should Address Access Issues and Environmental Law

February 25, 2016

The proposed inquiry into the bushfires that have burnt parts of Tasmania’s Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Areas and other reserved areas in Tasmania should deal with the key issue of access and environmental law as it applies to bushfire.

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Taking the North West and West Coast's Spectacular Coastline to the World

February 10, 2016

North West and West Coast tourism operators are being urged to feature the regions spectacular coastline through Tourism Australia’s latest promotion – Aquatic and Coastal.   Labor Candidate for Braddon Justine Keay joined with Senator Anne Urquhart and Cradle Coast Tourism to detail the initiative at Buttons Beach, Ulverstone.

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Labor's Plan To Protect Rights At Work In Braddon

February 03, 2016

Labor Candidate for Braddon Justine Keay said many recent examples of clear and widespread worker exploitation at notable companies including Myer, 7-Eleven, and Pizza Hut have been met by silence and inaction from Malcolm Turnbull’s Liberals, despite continuous calls from Labor for action to protect working people and jobs.

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Braddon Duddend Under Commonwealth Bridge Renewal Program

February 03, 2016

The North West and West Coasts have been all but excluded from the first two funding rounds under the Federal Liberal Government’s Bridges Renewal Program. Labor Candidate for Braddon Justine Keay said successful applicants under the program have been published by the Liberal Government and it seems once again Braddon has been badly let down.

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