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Will Scott Morrison visit Tasmania with a plan for jobs?

  New ABS figures released this week show Tasmania now has the highest unemployment rate in the nation.   Thousands of Tasmanians are out of work - the shocking figures show there are 2,500...

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"MP backs local branch" - The Mercury

THE Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s recent announcement that it will close the St Marys branch on August 6 is the latest rural branch closure “hollowing out regional towns”, federal Labor member...

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Constituency Statement - Abalone Divers

I thank the (Deputy) Speaker and others seated here today.   (Deputy Speaker), I would like to take this opportunity to share the concerns of a local worker in my electorate.   A few weeks...

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"St Marys residents petition to save the Commonwealth Bank" - Examiner

Furious St Marys residents have turned out in force to sign Labor MP Brian Mitchell's petition to save the Commonwealth Bank branch from closure. In a show of eagerness to stop the...

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St Marys Commonwealth Bank branch closure

The imminent closure of the Commonwealth Bank branch at St Marys is another slap in the face for Tasmania’s regional communities, says Federal Member for Lyons Brian Mitchell. The CBA, which...

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Budget Roads Spend A Massive Con Job

Federal Member for Lyons Brian Mitchell says the Tasmanian roads package in the federal budget has been exposed as a “massive con job” on Tasmanians.   In pre-Budget leaks, the Government told...

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"The federal government's $322m road package is a familiar story, says Labor" - The Mercury

The Federal Government's $322m road funding announcement contains projects that have been "reheated more times than a dodgy takeaway", Labor says. Among the funding foreshadowed in Tuesday night’s...

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PM's road promise reheats old promise

Federal Member for Lyons Brian Mitchell says the Prime Minister’s funding announcement for Tasmanian roads has been “reheated more times than a dodgy takeaway”. The federal government last night...

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Australian Heritage Grant funding for historic Longford convict site

Federal Member for Lyons Brian Mitchell has today welcomed the announcement of Australian Heritage Grant funding for vegetation management and estate fire prevention at Woolmers Estate, Longford....

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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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