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Science Week Grants for Hobart

Tasmanian Liberal Senator Eric Abetz has welcomed the announcement of $90,000 for local groups to deliver science awareness as part of the second round of the Federal Liberal Government’s $720,000 2019 National Science Week Grants.

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Roads to Recovery Bonus for Kingborough Council

The Federal Liberal Government's Roads to Recovery Program has delivered an extra $596,102 bonus to the Kingborough Council that ensures a total of almost $3 million over the next five years for road projects within the Kingborough municipality.

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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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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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