Media Releases

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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REVEALED – How The Burnie Tennis Centre Was Ripped Off By Canberra

February 03, 2016

Information obtained following a briefing from Canberra bureaucrats has revealed a serious failure on behalf of the Federal Liberal Government in respect to funding of the Burnie Tennis Centre.   Labor Candidate for Braddon Justine Keay said it has been revealed that the Burnie Tennis Club application met all the criteria to be funded under the National Stronger Regions Funding program...

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New Round of Commonwealth Government Stronger Regions Funding Available for Braddon

January 19, 2016

Round Three of the Commonwealth Government’s National Stronger Regions Fund opened last Friday, 15 January. Announcing the funding program Labor Candidate for Braddon Justine Keay said this program appears to be ideally suited to fund important community projects like the Burnie Tennis Club court upgrades, so as to allow the Burnie International to remain in our region. “I would encourage Liberal Member for Braddon Brett Whit...

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$6Million Must Stay in Braddon Mr Whiteley

December 18, 2015

Media Release   Labor Candidate for Braddon Justine Keay has called on Braddon MHR Brett Whiteley to guarantee that $6 million promised to Braddon to deliver natural gas to Smithton isn’t hived off by the Federal Government. Ms Keay called for a guarantee after the Federal Government redirected $46 million originally allocated to Tasmania under the Tasmanian Forests Intergovernmental Agreement.

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Whiteley Ill-Informed on His Own Government's Cuts

December 11, 2015

Media release   Member for Braddon Brett Whiteley has been accused of being ‘irresponsibly ill-informed’ about the extent of the Federal Government’s cuts to Tasmania after Mr Whitely claimed there had been ‘no cuts to health and education funding’ and denied that $2.1 billion has been ripped out health and education in Tasmania, dismissing the figure as ‘mythological’. Labor Candidate...

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