Categories ArchivesApril 2015

Media Alert – Lambie and Xenophon to call for Royal Commission into Defence Abuse and Veteran Affairs. standard

1.5.15 Lambie and Xenophon to call for Royal Commission into Defence Abuse and Veteran Affairs. Independent Senator for Tasmania, Jacqui Lambie and independent Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenophon will today, call for a Royal Commission into Defence Abuse and Veterans Affairs. They will be joined by Defence Abuse and Veteran Affairs Experts and Lawyers: Greg Isolani from KCI Lawyers and Julie Ligeti from Slater Gordon Lawyers. Where: Tasmanian State Parliament House Lawns, Hobart. When: Today at 11 am Contact 0407 904 134

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Lambie building future standard

By Manika Dadson   The Examiner   April 18, 2015, 9:14 p.m. JACQUI Lambie admits it may take her another 12 months before she finds her feet as a Senator. ‘‘It has gone really quickly and I’m probably my biggest critic,’’ she said from her home in Burnie. ‘‘I know when I’ve done something wrong or my wording doesn’t quite come out like it’s supposed to. ‘‘It’s been a learning curve … I’m going to make mistakes, I’m human. ‘‘It’s just practice.’’ Click for link:     http://www.examiner.com.au/story/3020201/lambie-building-future/

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Lambie writes to Victorian Premier and asks for secret report that looks at links between organized crime and the building industry. standard

Independent Senator for Tasmania, Jacqui Lambie has written to the Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews (see attached) and asked him to release a secret report written by Nigel Hadgkiss, a former Construction Code Compliance Chief. Clink link for press release:   Lambie writes to Victorian Premier and asks for secret report that looks at links between organized crime and the building industry 15-04-2015 Click link for attachment 1:   letter re Nigel Hadkiss Report – 14-4-15 Clink for Video link:                IMG_1718

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Lambie calls for a National RET target of 32,000 GWH – or less. standard

Independent Senator for Tasmania, Jacqui Lambie has called on all political independents and parties to fight for the job security of hundreds of thousands of Australian workers in the manufacturing sector and agree to 32,000 GWH or less as Australia’s new renewable energy target. Clink for link:    Lambie call for a National RET target of 32000GWH 10-04-2015

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Lambie YouTube film shows Finance Minister tap dancing with a Financial Transactions Tax question. standard

Lambie YouTube film shows Finance Minister tap dancing with a Financial Transactions Tax question. Independent Senator for Tasmania, Jacqui Lambie has released a new YouTube short film, which shows her questioning the Liberal Government’s Finance Minister in the Australian Senate about the establishment of a Financial Transactions Tax (FTT). Click on link:      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yow1pZCnNO8

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Lambie replies to Foreign Aid Cuts Criticism standard

Independent Senator for Tasmania, Jacqui Lambie has rejected criticism leveled at her by the Australian Council for International Development (see attached) regarding Australia’s budget for Foreign Aid. “The average Australian and Tasmanian doesn’t realize that both the government and opposition have plans to borrow $5B each year for the next 5 years  – so that they can send it straight back overseas in foreign aid.” said Senator Lambie. “If our government and organizations like the Australian Council for International Development have their way – more than $25B over the forward estimates will be borrowed and then sent to foreign countries – while ordinary Tasmanian pensioners, unemployed workers, Uni students and families struggle to pay their bills. I make no apology for putting poor Tasmanians and Australians first ...

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Lambie refers Palmer United Party legal threat to Clerk of Senate and Legal advisors standard

Independent Senator for Tasmania, Jacqui Lambie has referred the legal threat by the Palmer United Party to sue her for $2M, to the Clerk of the Senate and her legal advisors. “This legal threat, just like the recent death threat allegedly from ISIS and Sharia Law supporters – is just another distraction.  And I make this promise to the people of Tasmania – this will just make me work harder to find solutions for their important problems.” said Senator. “I won’t forget that it’s the youth unemployment crisis, job security for the average worker, skyrocketing cost of living for families and the need to protect the pensions of our seniors and veterans which are the main issues in Australian politics. ...

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