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Opening Statement on Christchurch

OPENING STATEMENT TO A HEARING OF THE SENATE FOREIGN AFFAIRS, DEFENCE AND TRADE COMMITTEE,
CANBERRA

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Shorten must apologise for attack on small and family businesses

Labor Leader Bill Shorten’s labelling of small and family business owners as ‘fat cats’ shows either a complete disregard for this vital sector of our economy or a wilful shunning of the hundreds of thousands of men and women who employ their fellow Australians.

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John Tucker

Congratulations to John Tucker on his election as the Member for Lyons.

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Shorten’s meddling in Fair Work Act dangerous

Labor’s threats to amend the Fair Work Act to change how the minimum wage is calculated are incredibly dangerous and could undermine the independence of the Fair Work Commission according to Liberal Senator and former Workplace Relations Minister Eric Abetz.

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Pumped Hydro to deliver jobs and investment for Tasmania

Today’s announcement by the Federal and State Liberal Governments to advance the Battery of the Nation project to the next stage has been welcomed by the Tasmanian Liberal Senate Team as a boon for jobs and investment in the state.

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The Hon. Dr John Herron AO

I am saddened by the passing of former Senator, The Hon. Dr John Herron AO, who served in the Senate from 1990 to 2002 and who was a Minister in the Howard Government.

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City Deal a game changer for Hobart

Federal, state and local governments have come together on a landmark agreement to bust Hobart congestion and back the fast-growing tourism and science industries that are key to Hobart and Tasmania’s future.

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City Deal to tackle congestion across Hobart

Tasmanian Liberal Senator Eric Abetz has joined with Federal Cities Minister Alan Tudge and Tasmanian Attorney-General Elise Archer to announce a $730 million congestion busting package, as a key plank of the Hobart City Deal

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About Eric

Eric Abetz has been a Liberal Senator for Tasmania since 1994 and has served in a range of Leadership, Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial roles.

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136 Davey Street
Hobart  TAS  7001

(03) 6224 3707

Senator.Abetz@aph.gov.au

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