Pages tagged "Budget"

2018 Federal Budget

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Lalor pensioners, families and young people paying for Abbott's lies

This week marks one year of Tony Abbott’s lies, deceit and broken promises. A year on and pensioners, families and young people across Lalor are paying for Abbott’s lies.

One year on, whether you are on the Age Pension, the Disability Support Pension, the Carer Payment or Newstart Allowance, Tony...

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Higher education cuts

There will be no surprise today that I rise to speak about higher education. Before the election this government promised no cuts to education. The higher education bill introduced today confirms that this government has introduced cuts to every level of education, from child care through to postgraduate study. The...

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Transport funding cuts in Lalor

In the election campaign I told the people in the electorate of Lalor that I would come to Canberra to represent them—that I would come to Canberra to fight for them. And that is what I will do tonight. Tonight I speak about an issue in my electorate that is...

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Attack on Medicare and the cost of medicines

I rise today to speak on this matter of public importance—and it is of great importance, especially to the people of my electorate of Lalor. As with many measures in the Abbott government's budget of broken promises, when you add up the combined impact of the GP tax and the...

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Lalor community survey and the cruel Budget

I am glad to be back in the chamber today to take the fight back up to this government and its unfair budget.

Despite a five-week parliamentary recess and countless distractions from bumbling members of the government's frontbench, the budget is still what people in my...

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Statement on Abbott's budget

I rise to speak about the budget the whole country is still talking about some months after it was delivered. The Treasurer was talking about it yesterday as well. He said that, if we on this side of the House and those on our side in the other place continued...

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Budget Impact on Lalor Families

I rise today to highlight the inconsistencies of our Prime Minister and those opposite and how they will devastate Australian families, especially in my electorate of Lalor. I want to look at it in simple terms. Tony Abbott promised no new taxes, but now Australians will be slugged...

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Speaking on the 2014 Budget

Over the last couple of weeks, I have been fighting hard against the cruel Abbott budget.  I have spoken in Parliament 11 times over the last 5 sitting days, 8 of those times on how unfair this budget is on our community.

I have:

  • Spoken about the budget impacts...
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Budget - Consideration in Detail

Thank you for giving me the call, Madam Deputy Speaker. I need to ask which you prefer to be called: Deputy Speaker or Madam Deputy Speaker?

The DEPUTY SPEAKER ( Mrs Andrews ): I am happy with either, but thank you.

Ms RYAN: Good. I just want everyone to note...

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