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Senator-elect Wendy Askew

I am delighted to welcome Wendy Askew to the Tasmanian Liberal Senate Team as someone who has both a long association with the Liberal Party and with the Launceston community.

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70 years of mateship with Israel

Today marks 70 years since Australia formalised diplomatic relations with Israel, a wonderful milestone in the deep and shared history between the two nations according to the Chair of the Australia-Israel Parliamentary Friendship Group, Senator Eric Abetz.

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Senator David Bushby

Senator David Bushby has been a phenomenal advocate for Tasmania who can reflect positively on his 11 years in the Senate according to Tasmanian Liberal Senator Eric Abetz.

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Labor’s hypocrisy on full display over Palestine push

The motion just passed at Labor’s National Conference, moved by Penny Wong no less, that would see a future Labor Government unilaterally recognise a Palestinian State exposes the extreme hypocrisy of Labor on the recognition of West Jerusalem and once again highlights how Mr Shorten lacks authority within the Labor Party.

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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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