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Headstone Project Charitable Status Welcomed

The Tasmanian Headstone Project has been a major winner in the 2019 Budget by being granted deductible gift recipient (DGR) status from 1 July 2019 after strong representations by Tasmanian Liberal Senator Eric Abetz.

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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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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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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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