Media

"Liberals not up to speed with NBN" - The Mercury

Documents kept secret till this week reveal the cost of key elements of the Liberals’ National Broadband Network to be three times higher than what they told Australians. The Liberals said they...

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"Emergency call on GP shortage" - Northern Midlands Courier

Nearly 30 per cent of people in Tasmania's Lyons electorate surveyed recently said they didn't have a regular general practitioner. Nearly 38 per cent of those in the survey conducted by Lyons MHR...

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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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"Town's top-three tourism ranking" - New Norfolk & Derwent Valley News

New Norfolk has been named the bronze prize winner in the Australian Tourism Industry Council's Top Tourism Towns Awards, after winning the title of Tasmania's top tourism town earlier this year....

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"Liberal city focus squeezes region" - The Sorell Times

THE Liberals like to claim that they represent the regions while Labor only cares about the inner cities. Nothing could be further from the truth. It is the Liberals who for eight years have been...

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"Liberals not interested in regional Australia" - The Advocate

Last week, I penned an article in The Advocate regarding the Liberal government's pathological favouring of big cities over the regions when it comes to grant funding. Just three projects in Lyons...

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Matters of Public Importance - Climate Change

The rhetoric from government members has changed markedly over the past eight years, and that contribution from the member for Higgins just goes to show that if we had been having this sort of...

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Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Bill 2021, Offshore Electricity Infrastructure (Regulatory Levies) Bill 2021, Offshore Electricity Infrastructure (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2021 - Second Reading

It sure is a nice change to see this government come to the table on renewable energy, but isn't the timing just perfect? It is just days out from Glasgow, and we are seeing this government do what...

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Statements by Members - Building Better Regions Fund

Every member here is happy when money is spent in their electorate, but every member here has a duty to ensure that money is spent wisely and with the best interests of the community at heart. What...

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Aged Care and Other Legislation Amendment (Royal Commission Response No. 2) Bill 2021 - Second Reading

Many times I have stood in this place to speak about aged care in this country. Once again, the message is the same: the government cannot be trusted to fix aged care. Labor supports action to fix...

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