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Premier's support for Federal Budget is delusional

The premier’s support for the Budget is unfathomable, given Tasmania has done so poorly out of it.   Mainland states will share in $70 billion of infrastructure investment but Tasmania gets not...

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Lyons loses out in Budget 2017

Last night, Scott Morrison left Lyons off the map.   The Treasurer did not mention Tasmania once in his Budget speech and when you look at the Budget papers you can see why. The only mention of...

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Students foot the bill for big business handouts

After 4 years of chaos, yesterday we saw Malcolm Turnbull announce his new plans for school education funding.   Instead of cutting $30 billion, he’s cutting $22 billion.   That’s $2.4 million...

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Catholic schools face uncertain funding future

Federal Labor MP Brian Mitchell is demanding federal funding certainty for Tasmania’s vital Catholic education sector. Mr Mitchell said he had received a letter from the Tasmanian Catholic...

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Tasmanian Councils need funding boost

Labor is calling on the Turnbull Government to bring forward nearly $18 million in Financial Assistance Grants for Tasmanian local councils to provide an economic boost for the region and help...

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Brian Mitchell welcomes Government backflip on Community Legal Centre funding

This week, after months of lobbying, Brian Mitchell MP welcomed the good news that both Hobart Community Legal Centre and the Launceston Community Legal Centre has been saved from devastating cuts...

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Let's bring the fair-go back to Lyons

A forum to tackle regional inequality will be held at the Brighton Civic Centre on April 26 at 5.30pm   Lyons Labor MP Brian Mitchell and Stephen Jones MP, Shadow Minister for Regional Services,...

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Brian Mitchell calls for boost to Local Government funding for Lyons footprint

Brian Mitchell MP is today calling on the Turnbull Government to provide Lyons local councils with a one-off boost to their funding by bringing forward one quarter of Financial Assistance Grants...

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"Our Lyons Community" hits the streets

Brian Mitchell MP has launched a brand new newspaper for the Lyon’s community.   “It’s a fabulous snapshot of just some of the events and issues for the community of Lyons, and it’s really cost...

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Wastewater drug monitoring

The report ‘National Wastewater Monitoring Program was released by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission in collaboration with the University of Queensland and the University of South...

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