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Campbell Town & Districts Men's Shed set for Labor boost

An Albanese Labor Government will invest $150,000 to fund critical upgrades and extensions for the Campbell Town & Districts Men’s Shed in Ross. Labor recognises the important role of Men’s Sheds...

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Labor commits to suicide prevention funding

An Albanese Labor Government will invest $200,000 to improve and provide training for suicide prevention and advocacy in Tasmania. Global studies have shown mental health conditions like anxiety...

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'Big Four' Banks and Liberal Complacency hurting Regional Tasmania

Federal Labor MP Brian Mitchell has slammed the "Big Four" banks for abandoning regional Tasmania, and has urged Tasmanians to stop banking with them. “We need to face facts. The Big Four have no...

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Labor to combat Tasmanian Skill Shortage with South East Jobs & Training Hub

An Albanese Labor Government will invest $1 million in a targeted boost to our local economy by creating a SERDA Jobs Hub, expanding the local Trade Training Centre in Sorell, upskilling and...

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Scott Morrison's dud deal turns three

Today marks the third anniversary of Scott Morrison’s failed Hobart City Deal with traffic congestion growing and our city’s housing crisis spiralling out of control. Scott Morrison flew into...

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Labor invests in Lyons to make our region the "Short Walks Capital of Tasmania"

An Anthony Albanese Labor Government will provide a boost to our local economy by investing in tourism opportunities across the Kentish and Meander Valley Council areas. If elected, Labor will...

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$18M in Bushfire Recovery Grants secured for Lyons

Federal Member for Lyons, Brian Mitchell MP, has confirmed 18 projects in Lyons will receive more than $18.6 million in direct and shared financial support under the Black Summer Bushfire Recovery...

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Liberals are failing the Trades Test

  The number of people completing trades qualifications in Lyons has halved under the Liberals. Under the former federal Labor government, 3138 Lyons residents completed trades qualifications,...

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Planting Trees for The Queen’s Jubilee Program

I am pleased to announce that expressions of interest from Lyons-based community organisations and groups are now open for the Planting Trees for The Queen’s Jubilee Program. These grants are...

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Better Main Roads for Perth and Campbell Town

An Albanese Labor Government will commit $8 million to upgrade Main Road in Perth and High Street in Campbell Town. Working closely with the Northern Midlands Council, Labor's investment will...

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