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Save our Super

 It gives me great pleasure to stand here in defence of superannuation, a great Labor legacy and Labor initiative. I too wish to address both the Treasury Laws Amendment (More Flexible...

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JobKeeper

Yesterday the House passed the JobKeeper extension measure, which of course Labor supports, and now it's on its way to the Senate. I put out a JobKeeper survey to businesses in my electorate. One...

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Lyons MP calls for restoration of trades training centre program

The federal Labor MP for Lyons Brian Mitchell has used National Skills Week to call for the restoration of the Trades Training Centre construction program. Under the program, the federal...

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Freezing Superannuation

 There we have it. If we need any illustration of where the Liberal Party stands on superannuation, that speech tells us. They are not the party of superannuation. They want to condemn Australian...

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Tasmanian Whisky Week

Earlier this month we marked Tasmanian Whisky Week, celebrating the achievements and craft of Tasmanian distillers. Tasmanian Whisky Week offers an excellent excuse to treat yourself to a nip or...

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What does the new-look Virgin mean for Tasmania?

ALL WORDS ATTRIBUTED DIRECTLY TO BRIAN MITCHELL MP   My thoughts right now are with the 3000 Australians whose jobs have been axed from the new-look Virgin Airlines under its new owners....

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Tasmania needs to boost advanced manufacturing sector

COVID has shown Tasmanians the importance of a domestic manufacturing sector, and with high unemployment rates, there is no better time for the Tasmanian Government to support Tasmania’s advanced...

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Everyone arriving in Tasmania should be tested, without exception

Everyone arriving in Tasmania, whether by sea or air, should be subject to mandatory COVID-19 testing says Federal Labor Member for Lyons, Brian Mitchell MP. “This is a no-brainer,” Mr Mitchell...

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"Zero doubt" that Virgin Australia will fly to fewer places: up to 116 flights into Tasmania at risk

  CATHERINE KING MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEMBER FOR BALLARAT   SENATOR DON FARRELL SHADOW SPECIAL MINISTER OF STATE SHADOW MINISTER FOR SPORT...

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Robodebt Royal Commission needed to uncover the truth

Federal Member for Lyons Brian Mitchell is backing Labor’s call for a Royal Commission into the illegal Robodebt scheme.   The Labor MP says millions of Australians were caught up in the scheme,...

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