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"zero doubt" that virgin Australia will fly to fewer plances: up to 116 flights into Tasmania at risk

  CATHERINE KING MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEMBER FOR BALLARAT   SENATOR DON FARRELL SHADOW SPECIAL MINISTER OF STATE SHADOW MINISTER FOR SPORT...

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Robodebt Royal Commission needed to uncover the truth

Federal Member for Lyons Brian Mitchell is backing Labor’s call for a Royal Commission into the illegal Robodebt scheme.   The Labor MP says millions of Australians were caught up in the scheme,...

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Liberals using COVID as an excuse to cut Australia Post

The Morrison Government is attempting to cut Australia Post services using the excuse of COVID-19. If the Government gets its way, delivery frequencies will halve and the jobs of posties and...

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Mitchell slams PM for questioning whether Sheean met the 'high bar' for the Victoria Cross

In Question Time today Prime Minister Scott Morrison questioned whether Teddy Sheean had met the ‘high bar’ required for the awarding of the Victoria Cross. “That Mr Morrison believes there is...

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PM's review of Teddy Sheean VC tribunal recommendation is 'bullshit' says Brian Mitchell MP

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s announcement of an “expert panel” to review the recommendation of the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal that Teddy Sheean be posthumously awarded the...

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Opinion Piece - Tasmania's Future

Tasmania’s economy has taken a hit with COVID-19. Earlier this month it was reported 27,000 Tasmanians had lost their jobs, and Treasury is predicting an unemployment rate for the state of 12.23...

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Tell the PM what you think with a postcard

  People across the Lyons electorate are getting an opportunity to write a postcard to Prime Minister Scott Morrison to progress a posthumous Victoria Cross nomination for Tasmanian war hero Teddy...

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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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