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RISING UNEMPLOYMENT AFFECTING IPSWICH AND SOMERSET REGION JOB SEEKERS

January 18, 2018

The latest labour force figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show an increase to the unemployment rate, and highlight the persistent challenges of underemployment and low wages growth under Turnbull.

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2918 FAMILIES IN BLAIR TO BE WORSE OFF UNDER TURNBULL'S CHILD CARE PACKAGE

January 15, 2018

As families start back to work and school, 2,918 families in Ipswich and the Somerset Region have learned they will lose vital support as a result of Turnbull’s changes to the child care system. Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann, accused the out-of-touch Turnbull Government of targeting families in the lowest income bracket.

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IPSWICH AND SOMERSET REGION GROUPS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR SHARE OF $50,000 ARMISTICE CENTENARY G...

January 11, 2018

Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann MP, is encouraging eligible groups to apply for up to $50,000 in funding for local projects and activities which commemorate the end of the First World War and honour local service men and women.

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EARLY CHRISTMAS BOOST FOR IPSWICH AND SOMERSET REGION VETERANS

December 22, 2017

Christmas has come early for the Kilcoy RSL Sub-branch which is celebrating a successful Federal grant of $6,405.46.

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TURNBULL SLASHES UNIVERSITY FUNDING FROM IPSWICH AND SOMERSET REGION STUDENTS

December 20, 2017

Just days out from Christmas, Turnbull has delivered local universities and students part of a $2.2 billion cut from Australian Universities.

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IPSWICH KNIGHTS SOCCER CLUB GETS FACILITIES UPGRADE THROUGH STRONGER COMMUNITIES GRANT

December 19, 2017

Ipswich Knights Soccer Club will get a new viewing and entertaining deck in the new year thanks to a $20,000 Federal grant.

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