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"Four years until Bass Highway upgrades" - The Examiner

UPGRADES to the Bass Highway between Deloraine and Devonport will not start until late 2023 and are not expected to be complete until late 2025, according to the federal Infrastructure Department....

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"Labor squabble 'no issue' for voters" - The Mercury

THE recent infighting within state Labor is unlikely to be a deciding factor for Tasmanians when they cast their votes in the federal election, political analysts say. Tasmanian Labor has been...

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State government must deliver on Wielangta Road promise

Federal Member for Lyons Brian Mitchell MP has called on the Liberal state government to "pull its finger out" and commit to sealing Wielangta Road near the state's east coast.   "(Infrastructure...

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Transcript - Tasmania Talks with Mike O'Loughlin - 8 July '21

TASMANIA TALKS WITH MIKE O’LOUGHLIN THURSDAY, 8 JULY 2021 SUBJECTS: Tasmanian Labor leadership; Tasman Highway reopening; financial support for workers; East Coast Tasmania; NAIDOC Week; vaccine...

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"Drive on to help East Coast recover" - The Mercury

FEDERAL Lyons MP Brian Mitchell has urged Tasmanians to visit the East Coast to support communities affected by the Tasman Highway road closure. “I also put out the call to everyone in Hobart to...

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Mitchell welcomes Tasman Highway reopening, praises workers

Federal Member for Lyons Brian Mitchell MP has welcomed the announced re-opening of Tasman Highway at Paradise Gorge from Thursday.   “This is terrific news for the east coast after six weeks of...

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Labor renews commitment to Treaty and Truth elements of Uluru Statement

This year, on 4 July, we mark the beginning of NAIDOC Week. This week is a moment to celebrate the history, culture, and achievements of First Nations Australians. The theme for this year’s...

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Tasmanian workers lose $254 per week under Liberals

New analysis released by the McKell Institute reveals the true extent of eight years of Liberal wage cuts to Tasmanian families, Federal Member for Lyons Brian Mitchell MP says. Figures show that...

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Motions - Quarantine Facility in Victoria - Approval of Work

The government had two jobs this year: to get the vaccination rollout sorted out, and to get hotel quarantine out of the picture and get a national quarantine program in place. They have failed at...

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Statements by Members - Lyons Electorate: Queen's Birthday Honours

I rise to commend and congratulate two members of my electorate named in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. First, I'd like to congratulate Mr Noel Beven AM of Campania. Noel was recognised for...

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