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"20b JobKeeper blunder debunks Liberals' money myth" - The Examiner

LAST month, I reiterated my long-standing position on a federal corruption watchdog. In eight years of government, the Liberals have overseen more than $770 million worth of misappropriated...

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"Corumbene read to roll" - New Norfolk & Derwent Valley News

Federal funding for Corumbene Care's ambitious health hub project at Willow Court in New Norfolk will allow work to start in the next six months, outgoing chief executive Damien Jacobs said last...

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Morrison government must stand up for Tassie hospitals as borders open

The Morrison Government must step up and support Tasmania’s hospital system as the State Government plans to open our borders. The State and Federal Liberal Governments have had more than 18...

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"Liberals gift 'regional' grants to major cities" - The Advocate

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 - and we have evidence from the Australian...

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Constituency Statement - Mental Health

I'd like to give voice to a young woman from my electorate and her vision for Australia in 20 years' time. Brighton teenager, Maighn Johnson, writes: 'My first experience in Australia's mental...

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Constituency Statement - Tasmanian Lockdown

I want to now speak on the COVID-positive man who entered Tasmania from the mainland without approval, who escaped hotel quarantine and who sparked a three-day lockdown in the south of the state....

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"Fed waste $770m in assistance" - The Mercury

IN eight years of government, the Liberals have overseen more than $770 million worth of misappropriated taxpayer money on pre-election promises, such as carparks and sports grants based on...

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Transcript - Doorstop with Mark Butler in Brighton, Tas

E&OE TRANSCRIPT    DOORSTOP INTERVIEW     BRIGHTON, TASMANIA FRIDAY, 1 OCTOBER 2021           SUBJECTS: GP Shortages; pressure on health systems due to COVID; borders; Morrison-Joyce Government...

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"The focus in Lyons still health and jobs" - Brighton Community News

IT is an honour every day to be the Federal Member for Lyons,and I recently had the privilege of securing reendorsement to run again as Labor’s candidate at the next election, due by May next year....

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"Fears stood-down airline crews could leave industry" - The Mercury

THE federal government’s failure to provide adequate financial support for stooddown Tasmanian flight crews threatens to hamper the resumption of airline services into the state, Labor MPs say....

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