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TURNBULL CUTTING $4.61 MILLION OUT OF BLAIR PUBLIC HOSPITALS

May 30, 2018

Surgeries will be delayed, nurse and doctor numbers will decline and emergency department wait times will increase in Ipswich, the Somerset Region and the Karana Downs region, following the Turnbull Government cutting $4.61 million from local public hospitals from 2017-2020.

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LABOR TAKES THE WHEEL FOR AUSSIE CAR OWNERS AND MECHANICS

May 16, 2018

Labor is driving a better deal to put more money back into the pockets of car owners and give 23,000 independent repairers a boost – with a plan to make car manufacturers share their technical information so that vehicles can be serviced by any mechanic.

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A BUDGET THAT PUTS BIG BUSINESS BEFORE BATTLERS

May 09, 2018

Tuesday night’s budget was Malcolm Turnbull’s last chance to fix five years of unfairness – and he failed. This unfair budget gives big business and the banks an $80 billion tax handout, and makes Australians pay for it with savage cuts.

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LABOR COMMITS $170M TO WILLOWBANK INTERCHANGE

May 08, 2018

A Federal Shorten Labor Government would invest $170 million into the Cunningham Highway to help fix the Willowbank interchange.

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LABOR WILL WORK WITH FARMERS ON LIVE SHEEP TRADE

May 04, 2018

Labor has this week announced it will work with farmers, unions and business to develop a Strategic Red Meat Industry Plan to assist sheep farmers transition away from the live sheep export trade.

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MEDICARE LEVY BACK DOWN

May 01, 2018

The Turnbull Government’s extraordinary back down on its proposed Medicare Levy increase is a humiliation for the Prime Minister and a win for working and middle-class taxpayers in Ipswich, the Somerset Region and the Karana Downs region.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST