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LYONS LOSES OUT IN BUDGET 2017

Last night, Scott Morrison left Lyons off the map.

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MALCOLM TURNBULL THROWS WILL HODGMAN UNDER TASMANIAN HEALTH CRISIS BUS

On the eve of the delivery of the Tasmanian State Budget, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said the Tasmanian Government must accept responsibility for the state of Tasmania’s public hospitals.

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WHITEFOORD MOBILE BLACK SPOT RELIEF

Brian Mitchell, MP is relieved to see that Whitefoord, outside Oatlands, has had its mobile phone tower activated this week. This follows Oatlands and Colebrook ‘small cell’ activations in April, 2017.

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LABOR DEMANDS PAY CUT ACTION

Labor has called on the Turnbull Government to intervene and stop a pay cut that will affect more than 600,000 Australians.

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OUR LYONS COMMUNITY - all the news from Lyons Tasmania

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Social Services Legislation Amendment (Seasonal Worker Incentives for Jobseekers) Bill

I rise to support the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Seasonal Worker Incentives for Jobseekers) Bill. But the government's farcical bungling of its own backpacker tax will go down in parliamentary history as one of the worst own goals ever. There was a video doing the rounds on the internet recently of a goalie who bounced the ball into play, but he bounced it so badly that it dribbled into the back of his own net. Well, that video sums up the backpacker tax debate—a bad bounce, a bit of dribble, and an own goal.

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