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Morrison must come clean on Robodebt confusion

All words directly attributable to Brian Mitchell MP, federal member for Lyons. “Confusion surrounds the Morrison Government’s intentions following its admission that its Robodebt scheme was...

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Mitchell calls on Prime Minister to apologise over Robo-Debt

The Prime Minister needs to step up, take responsibility and apologise over the Robo-debt fiasco, says Federal Labor Member for Lyons, Brian Mitchell. ‘The Prime Minister was a key architect of...

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Mitchell expresses sadness at loss of historic kiln

  Brian Mitchell, Federal Labor Member for Lyons, expresses his sadness at the loss of the historic hop kiln in Lachlan on Sunday afternoon. The local landmark, known as Hopgrove, was more than...

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How can anyone trust the Liberals to fast track infrastructure when Tasmania's been stuck in the slow lane for years?

Tasmanians will be rightly sceptical of the Liberals’ latest attempt to ‘fast track’ infrastructure projects after years of delays, false starts and growing congestion for our state’s motorists....

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Mitchell calls on Prime Minister to stop chip dumping

  The Morrison government needs to step up and stop the dumping of frozen potato chips into the state, which would decimate the local industry says Labor Member for Lyons, Brian Mitchell....

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Mitchell condemns Derwent Valley Tree Spiking

The spiking of trees destined for sawlog harvest requires condemnation. Today, at least nine metal bolts were discovered in logs sourced from harvesting coupes near Mt Field in the Derwent Valley....

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Letter to the Editor: Guy Barnett travelling to regions

The photograph of Tasmanian Liberal Minister Guy Barnett in the Mercury (May 13) looked fishy to me. Politicians have “essential worker” status, exempting us from strict travelling controls for...

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Statement: Teddy Sheean

BRIAN MITCHELL MP LABOR MEMBER FOR LYONS   I am deeply disappointed by the Federal Government’s decision not to posthumously award Tasmanian World War II hero Teddy Sheean a Victoria Cross, a...

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Government must protect abalone divers

  Federal Labor MP Brian Mitchell has called for the spotlight to be shone on Tasmania’s abalone industry to ensure it is operating within pandemic rules and regulations.   “I have written to...

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Call centre shutdowns show need for domestic services

Telstra has cancelled a vital directory assistance service popular with elderly Tasmanians because coronavirus restrictions have shut down the company's call centres across Asia.   “This is a...

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