Media releases

8,139 residents sign Save Medicare petition

September 04, 2014

Andrew Giles MP, the Federal Member for Scullin, has been overwhelmed with the response from the community to the Abbott Government’s proposed changes to Medicare and bulk-billing...

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Abbott isolated on urban policy

July 30, 2014

Key business figures are continuing to attack Tony Abbott’s lack of an urban policy, with the Business Council of Australia today calling for Commonwealth leadership to provide greater focus on the efficiency and prosperity of cities...

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Grattan Institute Highlights need for Cities Policy

July 22, 2014

The experts are beginning to notice the folly of Tony Abbott’s complete lack of a policy relating to the development of the Australian cities...

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Budget cuts hit Bubup Wilam Children and Family Centre

June 10, 2014

The future of the Bubup Wilam Aboriginal Children and Family Centre is up in the air following the Abbott government’s Budget of wrong choices and wrong priorities, which did not renew ongoing funding...

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Budget cuts $36 million from Northern Hospital

June 04, 2014

The Abbott Government’s Budget will cut $36 million from the Northern Hospital, resulting in bed closures and longer wait times for emergency and elective surgery...

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Budget slams door on family visas

June 03, 2014

The Abbott Government’s Budget has delivered a cruel blow to local communities by closing the door on low and middle-income earners ever bringing their parents to Australia...

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