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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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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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