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Media Releases

BRADDON RESIDENTS FORGOTTEN IN TURNBULL’S PRIVATE HEALTH CHANGES

October 20, 2017

Braddon residents face continued budget pain under the Turnbull Government’s out-of-touch private health insurance changes – with those relying the most on private health insurance set to see their premiums increase again in April 2018.

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GPS REJECT TURNBULL’S FAILURE TO DROP THE MEDICARE FREEZE

October 19, 2017

Doctors have labelled Malcolm Turnbull’s Budget a failure, with six out of ten GPs saying they were dissatisfied or extremely dissatisfied with the Government’s staggered approach to lifting the freeze.

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TASMANIAN COMPANY SECURES MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR DEFENCE CONTRACT

October 18, 2017

In another win for Australian defence industry, Tasmanian company Penguin Composites has signed a contract with Thales Australia to build bonnets and various parts for the new Hawkei protected Army vehicles.

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EDUCATION MINISTER BOWS TO PRESSURE ON EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION SERVICES

October 18, 2017

Federal Member for Braddon, Justine Keay is pleased that the Liberal State Government has finally supported the continuation of Early Childhood Intervention Services.

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TURNBULL MUST DROP HIS UNFAIR CUT TO CARERS IN BRADDON

October 15, 2017

Braddon pensioners and carers are once again at risk due to an unfair plan to axe the Energy Supplement to 1.7 million Australians including around 100,000 new carers.

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TURNBULL CUTS $8.3M FROM STUDENTS WITH A DISABILITY

October 13, 2017

Students with disability in Tasmania are set to lose $8.3 million in funding in 2018 under the Liberals’ education cuts, according to new data released, with Tasmania facing the biggest cut of any state.

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