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Transcript - Tasmania Talks with Mike O'Loughlin - Live from AgFest

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TASMANIA TALKS CARRICK WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY 2021 SUBJECTS: AgFest; COVID-19, crowd restrictions, hotel quarantine; India; hand hygiene.   MIKE O’LOUGHLIN, HOST: It’s so good to see...

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Tax reform victory for Australian Distillers

Federal Member for Lyons and Parliamentary Friends of Australian Spirits co-chair Brian Mitchell has welcomed the federal government’s move to increase the rebate on spirits ahead of the upcoming...

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Port Arthur - Reflection takes just 35 seconds

If you are able, please take a moment today (April 28) to pause for reflection. Maybe you’re waiting for a bus or sitting down for lunch. Perhaps you’re at work, with family, or somewhere by...

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Common sense prevails in Australia Post service blunder

Federal Member for Lyons Brian Mitchell MP has welcomed Australia Post’s decision to reverse its hare-brained scheme to cut all delivery services of perishable goods by 1 July 2021. The federal...

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Veteran suicide royal commission welcomed, but why did it take this long?

 Federal Member for Lyons Brian Mitchell MP has welcomed today’s announcement of a Royal Commission into veterans and serving Defence personnel suicides.   The announcement follows a long...

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Energy efficiency grants available for community organisations

Federal MP Brian Mitchell is calling for eligible community organisations in Lyons to submit an expression of interest (EOI) for the Powering Communities grant program.   Up to $67,000 will be...

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Tasmanian workers keep on losing under the Liberals

This morning’s revelations in The Mercury regarding the snap audit of food businesses and worker wage theft across Hobart are a damning indictment on the Liberals, says Federal Member for Lyons Mr...

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Volunteer Grants available for community organisations

Federal MP Brian Mitchell says up to $132,450 is available in Lyons as part of the 2021 Volunteer Grants round. Mr Mitchell is calling for eligible, not-for-profit community organisations to...

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Brighton Care Collective a vital service to Lyons

Federal Member for Lyons Brian Mitchell MP recently met with Sonya Williams of Brighton Care Collective for a lesson in how to use the BCC card.   The Brighton Care Collective brings together a...

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Lyons left off the vaccination map

Just 5 GP clinics across the sprawling electorate of Lyons have been chosen to deliver the AstraZeneca Vaccine from 22 March 2021, compared to 10 and 11 in the Liberal-held electorates of Bass and...

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