Media Releases

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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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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