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HEALTH CARE COSTS HAVE NEVER BEEN HIGHER THAN UNDER THIS GOVERNMENT

October 28, 2020

Official new data confirms what people in Shortland already know – that health costs have never been higher than under Scott Morrison.

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PEP 11 WOULD RUIN OUR COAST AND RISK THOUSANDS OF JOBS

October 19, 2020

Tonight in Parliament I stood with my community and opposed Advent Energy’s Petroleum Exploration Permit 11 (PEP 11) application which would allow oil and gas exploration drilling off our beautiful coast.

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MORRISON GOVERNMENT CUTS $6.7 BILLION FROM DEFENCE PROJECTS

October 16, 2020

The Morrison Government has spent nearly $6.7 billion less than it promised on new Defence weapons, vehicles, equipment and bases since 2016.

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GOVERNMENT PRESIDES OVER $4.2 BILLION DEFENCE BUDGET BLOWOUT WHILE KEY ADF PLANES, SHIPS AND HELI...

October 14, 2020

The Morrison Government has presided over a $4.2 billion cost blowout in Defence’s sustainment budget despite the fact that the required availability for some of our nation’s most critical military ships, submarines and aircrafts are at unacceptable lows.

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MORRISON BREAKS PACIFIC COMMITMENT FOR STRATEGIES TO ACHIEVE NET ZERO EMISSIONS BY 2050

September 22, 2020

with MARK BUTLER MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY MEMBER FOR HINDMARSH Scott Morrison’s recent refusal to commit to net zero emissions by 2050 is in stark contrast to the Pacific Islands Forum’s call for nations including Australia to develop strategies to reach this target.

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JOBKEEPER CUTS WILL HURT OVER 17,000 WORKERS IN SHORTLAND

September 21, 2020

New numbers reveal that around 17,136 workers in Shortland could be worse off and up to $15,268,350 will be ripped out of Shortland’s economy every fortnight if the Morrison Government goes ahead with its cuts to JobKeeper at the end of September.

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