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Media Releases

TASMANIAN DAIRY FARMERS LET DOWN BY DO NOTHING GOVT

October 09, 2017

Federal Member for Braddon, Justine Keay, is deeply concerned that the ACCC has requested a significant extension to its inquiry into the Australian dairy industry which affects farmers on the North West coast.

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ARTHUR PIEMAN MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

October 04, 2017

The Circular Head community have backed in State and Federal Labor’s policy to re-establish a local Arthur Pieman Conservation Area Management Committee.

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MEDICARE TASKFORCE HEADING TO BRADDON FOR HEALTH CHECK

September 26, 2017

Labor’s Medicare taskforce will head to Braddon on Thursday, continuing their nationwide series of community consultations about Australia’s healthcare system.

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BRADDON PENSIONERS AT RISK DUE TO INACTIVITY ON DEEMING RATES

September 20, 2017

Pensioners in Braddon are paying the price it being more than 900 days since the Turnbull Government last lowered deeming rates. The current rates are now significantly higher than real rates of return.

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BETTER MANAGEMENT OF THE ARTHUR PIEMAN CONSERVATION AREA

September 16, 2017

A Shorten Labor Government will provide up to $2.29 million towards improved management and protection of the Arthur Pieman Conservation Area on Tasmania’s far North West and West Coasts.

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100’S OF NORTH WEST SHIPPING JOBS UNDER THREAT

September 15, 2017

Shipping jobs on the North West Coast of Tasmania are under threat due to the Turnbull Government’s relaunched attack that makes it easier for shipping companies to sack Australian crews and replace them with overseas mariners earning third world wages.

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