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$3.45 MILLION IN BRIDGES RENEWAL PROGRAM FUNDING FOR THE SOMERSET REGION

September 21, 2017

Federal Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann welcomes the Bridges Renewal Program - Round Three funding announcement set to see the Somerset region receive $3.45 million in Federal funding.

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TURNBULL GOVERNMENT MUST ACT AFTER IPSWICH MEATPACKING FACTORIES CLOSE

September 14, 2017

Following the announcement that Churchill Abattoir and Baiada Poultry will close their facilities in the Ipswich area, Labor calls on the Turnbull Government to move quickly to ensure retrenched workers are given every support possible to transition into new, secure jobs including waiving the 12 month relocation assistance requirement when necessary.

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RAAF BASE AMBERLEY TO CREATE 2800 NEW JOBS BY 2020

September 11, 2017

Queensland businesses are on the cusp of an economic and jobs boom as a result of investment in future defence capabilities according to a new report by KPMG.

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HOME CARE SECRECY HURTING OLDER AUSTRALIANS

September 08, 2017

Vulnerable older Australians in the Greater Ipswich and The Somerset region are being kept in the dark over access to vital aged care services.

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DATA REVEALS POVERTY AND INEQUALITY ON THE RISE FOR AUSTRALIANS

August 03, 2017

The latest Household Income and Labour Dynamics (HILDA) survey has revealed that Australian families are increasingly vulnerable to higher levels of poverty and inequality.

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LABOR TO EVEN PLAYING FIELD BY TARGETING TRUST TAX AVOIDANCE

August 01, 2017

The Labor Party has announced new tax reforms to create a system that is fairer for all Australians.

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