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Biggest Flavours of Tasmania ever

The Tasmanian Liberal Senate Team has tonight hosted the biggest Flavours of Tasmania event yet, with Ambassadors from around the world, Business and Community leaders, media figures and Parliamentarians coming to Parliament House to see, drink and taste all things Tasmanian.

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GST legislation locks in Tasmania’s economic security

The introduction of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure Every State and Territory Gets Their Fair Share of GST) Bill 2018 shows that the Tasmanian Liberal Senate Team has again delivered for Tasmania with the inclusion of provisions to ensure Tasmania is better off today and into the future.

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TPP passage to back Tassie producers

The passage of legislation through the Parliament today to implement the Trans-Pacific Partnership means more market access for Tasmanian farmers, greater opportunities for our businesses, more jobs and increased investment for Australia.

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Australian backing of Israel strongly endorsed

The Liberal-National Government’s announcement today that it will consider moving the Australian embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and review the Iran nuclear deal have been strongly backed by Liberal Senator and Chair of the Australia-Israel Parliamentary Friendship Group Eric Abetz.

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Resignation of Nikki Haley

The announcement today that US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is stepping down will leave a big hole at the UN according to Liberal Senator and Chair of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee 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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