Local Releases

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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Building a new Tasmania Home for the Royal Flying Doctors

A Federal Labor Government will commit $15 million to build a new Tasmanian home for the Royal Flying Doctor Service at Launceston Airport. The current site has served the community well for 20...

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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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Labor pledges $100,000 to Dementia Care Study

Regional Tasmanians will have greater access to critical dementia care under Federal Labor.   Federal Labor Member for Lyons Brian Mitchell today announced an Anthony Albanese government will...

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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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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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GP shortages in the spotlight as Senate Inquiry hearings commence

The shortage of GPs in Lyons will be under the spotlight this month as the first public hearing of a Senate inquiry examining the issue gets underway in Canberra. Labor called for the inquiry in a...

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