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TOUGHER, FAIRER, FASTER - LABOR’S RESPONSE TO THE BANKING ROYAL COMMISSION

February 26, 2019

Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann MP, has welcomed the announcement that a Shorten Labor Government will act faster and go further in standing up for victims of banking misconduct.

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LABOR LAUNCHES FINANCIAL RIGHTS ACCESS TO JUSTICE PACKAGE

February 26, 2019

Labor will give Australians the legal firepower they need to take the fight to the banks with a $120 million contribution over four years from the Banking Fairness Fund to expand the financial rights legal assistance sector from 40 lawyers to 240 lawyers across Australia.

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LABOR OUTLINES PLAN FOR MORTGAGE BROKER REMUNERATION

February 25, 2019

Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann MP, has welcomed Labor’s response to the Royal Commission’s recommendation in relation to mortgage broker remuneration, which will achieve the objectives set out by the Royal Commission, but in a way that does not harm competition in the mortgage market.

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LABOR’S PLAN TO GET MORE AUSTRALIAN CHILDREN LEARNING LANGUAGES

July 17, 2019

Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann MP, has announced that children in Ipswich, the Somerset Region and the Karana Downs region will have earlier access to community language schools under a Shorten Labor Government. Labor will invest an extra $8 million so more Australian children get the chance to learn other languages.

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$500,000 FEDERAL FUNDING BOOST FOR BRIGGS ROAD SPORTING COMPLEX

July 17, 2019

Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann MP, has congratulated Ipswich City Council for obtaining $500,000 funding through Round two of the Community Sport Infrastructure Grants Program. The half million dollar boost will go towards lighting and irrigation at the grass hockey fields at Briggs Road Sports Complex.

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$40,000 CASH BONUSES TO GET TOP ACHIEVERS INTO TEACHING

February 18, 2019

Labor will give our region’s top achievers bursaries of up to $40,000 to encourage the best and brightest to enter teaching.   Member for Blair, Shayne Neumann MP, said year 12 students from Ipswich, the Somerset Region and the Karana Downs region with exceptional marks, and people with outstanding achievement at university or in the workforce, will compete for up to 1000 of the cash bonuses each year.

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