Defence needs to stop the PC nonsense

Tasmanian Liberal Senator Eric Abetz has hit out at a plan by the Department of Defence to prioritise spending on changing bathrooms rather than keeping our troops safe or supporting our veterans.

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Asia Bibi Decision

The decision by the Pakistani Supreme Court to acquit Asia Bibi in her final death-row appeal of blasphemy charges is welcome.

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Will Tasmanian Labor follow Shorten on gender?

Bill Shorten’s statement today that he is opposed to removing gender from birth certificates and other government documents is interesting, but will his Tasmanian Labor colleagues who are driving this change back him in?

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Chancellor Merkel

The announcement by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, confirming the intention she stated in the most recent German election, that she will step down as Chancellor in 2021 and not seek reelection as the Chair of the CDU marks the end of an era according to Chair of the Australia-Germany Parliamentary Friendship Group, Eric Abetz.

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Pittsburgh Synagogue Attack

The vile and disgusting attack against the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh is both anti-semitic and an attack on our humanity.

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Tasmanian councils should follow mainland lead

The announcement by the Greens-controlled Byron Shire Council that it will continue to hold Australia Day celebrations on January 26 has been welcomed by Liberal Senator Eric Abetz who has called on Tasmanian councils to follow suit.

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Government’s embrace of small business welcome

News reports today that the Government is considering options to smooth the path for small businesses, including in dealings with the Australian Tax Office, have been strongly welcomed by Liberal Senator Eric Abetz.

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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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