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Funding available to help local communities remember those who served

Funding is now available for projects that preserve our local military history and honour our service personnel.   The Federal Government’s Saluting Their Service (STS) Commemorative Grants...

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"Elderly alone, businesses in chaos, flouted rules, not enough RATs" - The Mercury

BEFORE opening our borders on December 15, Premier Peter Gutwein promised we were ready, and that incoming passengers would be doublevaxed to keep Tasmania safe. But from day one, infected...

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Veteran & Community Grants and Supporting Younger Veterans Grants

The 2021-22 rounds of the Veteran and Community Grants and Supporting Younger Veterans Grants are now open for applications. Federal Member for Lyons Brian Mitchell said the grants deliver...

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"Fixing Australia's Skill Shortage" - New Norfolk & Derwent Valley News

Understandably, everyone's attention over recent weeks has been on the rapid spread of COVID-19 throughout Tasmania, and the government's failure to secure rapid-antigen tests. But It's important...

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"Why I've been banging on about a federal corruption watchdog" - The Mercury

According to a recent poll, published by the Mercury, more than 89 per cent of Lyons voters support a federal integrity and anti-corruption commission. I don’t normally pay much attention to...

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Liberals must come clean on secret Centrelink closure plan

Liberal MPs must immediately come clean on whether Scott Morrison plans to close Centrelink offices in Tasmania, after concerning reports of shopfronts being at risk of closure across the country....

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Regional Tasmania to receive fibre boost under Labor's NBN policy

Labor’s positive policy to expand fibre access to 1.5 million premises across Australia will be hugely beneficial to outer-suburban and regional Tasmanians, says Federal Labor Member for Lyons...

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Private Members' Business - Telecommunications

I thank the member for Mayo for raising this important issue of regional communications. Before I get to the body of my speech, I want to make a short comment on the contribution made by the...

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Motions - Infrastructure

I thank the member for Lalor for bringing forward this very important motion. The member has perfectly summarised what we know all too well about this very tired Liberal government. They simply...

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Adjournment Debate - Lyons Electorate: Roads

Last week, I met with a group of local residents at Mount Seymour, in the Southern Midlands in my electorate. They were meeting on the Tunnack Road to voice their concerns over the unsafe and...

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