Education resolution welcome

The announcement today of a resolution to the long-running education policy impasse has been strongly welcomed by Tasmanian Liberal Senator Eric Abetz.

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Labor/Green witch-hunt comes up empty

Despite Labor’s best efforts in hyping up the so-called “au pair” Senate inquiry, the farcical and shambolic witch-hunt has come up with nothing except findings that mirror the Labor Party’s initial talking points according to Liberal Senator Eric Abetz.

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Trans-Pacific Partnership to boost jobs, investment: Coalition Senators

Coalition Senators on the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee have today tabled a report in the Senate calling on the Parliament to urgently pass the legislation to enable the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, saying it will create jobs and higher wages for Australians.

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Speech to the Senate in support of Small Business

  Small business is the backbone of the Australian economy. Small business provides the jobs and wealth our local communities rely on. So it's an absolute delight to be part of a government that is seeking to assist small business to do even better within our community. In doing even better, they will employ even more people. So this is about ensuring that the Australian small business sector has the opportunity to flourish and grow, and, in doing so, provide even more job opportunities for the people of Australia.

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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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