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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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Senate finally back penalty rate but Tasmanian Liberal Senators still don't get it

Brian Mitchell MP has congratulated the Senate for supporting Labor’s urgent motion on penalty rates late last night that read:   “The need for the Senate to condemn the Prime Minister’s lack of...

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The Australian Maritime College funding for Tasmania needs to be a priority for the Turnbull Government

Brian Mitchell MP is voicing his concerns over the talk that the Australian Maritime College (AMC) might be demoted to the secondary training facility with priority being given to South Australia....

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Backpacker Tax hangover slaps Tasmanian farmers

Brian Mitchell MP says the recent comments from Lyons business Sassafras Orchard’s owner John Brown around the struggle to find workers thanks to the backpacker tax debacle late 2016 is just...

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Pensioners endure a life of struggle

Brian Mitchell MP has used his speaking time in Parliament today to highlight the shameful conditions older Australians endure in Tasmania after the Sunday Tasmanian released the results of its...

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