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BRIGHTON SHOW NOT ELIGIBLE FOR NEW SHOWGROUNDS GRANT

The Brighton Show is one of Tasmania’s biggest agricultural shows, but it is set to miss out on funds from a new federal grant because it’s not rural enough for the Morrison government.

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AUSTRALIAN BROADBAND FAILS INTERNATIONAL AFFORDABILITY TEST

Research done by the Australian Parliamentary Library shows that Australia has the lowest internet affordability under the NBN, says Brian Mitchell MP, the Labor Member for Lyons.

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BRIAN MITCHELL MP CALLS ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO PROPERLY FUND SPACE AGENCY

Federal Lyons MP Brian Mitchell is calling on the federal government to properly fund Australia’s space agency, and says Tasmania has a significant role to play in the global trillion-dollar industry.

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HEY, LAUNCESTON AIRPORT - PAY YOUR RATES!

Federal Lyons MP Brian Mitchell congratulates Launceston Airport for its record increase in passenger numbers but says the success comes at the expense of ratepayers in the Northern Midlands.

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BRIDGEWATER BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATERS

The State and Federal Liberal Governments’ infrastructure failures have again been highlighted with Infrastructure Australia (IA) criticising the business case for the Bridgewater Bridge. 

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