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ARMISTICE CENTENARY GRANTS AWARDED TO LOCAL GROUPS

August 16, 2018

Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann MP, has congratulated five local organisations in Ipswich and the Somerset Region who received a combined $46,021 in funding under the Armistice Centenary Grants Program.

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VALUING EARLY EDUCATION THIS WEEK

August 10, 2018

5-12 August is Early Learning Matters week and is a great opportunity for the community to reflect on the importance and benefits of early education for all of our youngest minds. As part of Early Learning Matters Week, Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann MP visited Choices Family Daycare in Karana Downs to talk with providers about their role in educating our youngest children.

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LOCAL SERVICEMEN AWARDED WITH ‘SALUTING THEIR SERVICE’ CERTIFICATES OF APPRECIATION

July 18, 2018

Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann MP, has today congratulated four local deserving current and former servicemen for their contributions to Australia’s overseas efforts. The Australian Government's Saluting Their Service Certificates of Appreciation are a way of expressing the nation's gratitude to those who served in the defence forces or on the home front in the Second World War or in wars, conflicts and peace operations overseas since.

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AMBERLEY FAMILIES DESERVE BETTER FROM TURNBULL GOVERNMENT

July 17, 2018

Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann MP, said “the Minister for Defence needs to explain to my community why her department is dragging its feet.” “The investigation process has been going for 16 months. The workers on the Base and the community living nearby deserve peace of mind, not the uncertainty they have now. They deserve answers.”

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SAME JOB, SAME PAY: TIME TO TACKLE UNFAIR LABOUR HIRE IN IPSWICH, THE SOMERSET REGION AND THE KAR...

July 17, 2018

Federal Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann MP, has welcomed the announcement that a Shorten Labor Government will establish new laws to tackle unfair labour hire practices in Ipswich, the Somerset Region and the Karana Downs region.

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NEW REPORTS INDICATE A GROWTH IN PEOPLE WORKING TWO JOBS

July 12, 2018

A report released on Wednesday by economist Conrad Liveris highlights casualisation and insecure work as persistent issues in the labour market. According to the report, which captures Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data, growth in part time work has outstripped the growth in full time work.

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