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Media Statement 1.9.14 Government must fix the veteran affairs crisis and detail the true cost of war before sending new troops to Middle-East: Lambie   Palmer United Senator for Tasmania Jacqui Lambie and Veteran Affairs spokes person has reminded the Australian Parliament in a speech* during a debate on the government’s latest military commitment to the Middle-East that the Liberal/National parties have an appalling record of caring for our veterans. And that the Abbott government must fix the crisis in Veteran Affairs before sending any more troops to a new conflict. “ I’ve recently had a meeting with the National President of the Australian Defence Force Welfare Association (DFWA) National President David Jamison and Executive Director Alf Jaugietis. It’s clear ...

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Migration Amendment (Offshore Resources Activity) Regulation 2014 Disallowance standard

The motion for disallowance of this regulation deserves the support of the Senate for one primary reason, that is because if it is allowed to stand the jobs of thousands of Australians will be at risk. The specific reason this could occur is that the regulation introduces the maritime crew visa as being acceptable for overseas citizens working within Australia’s offshore oil and gas industry. Migration Amend (Offshore Resources Activity) Regulation 2014 – 16-7-14

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Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 standard

In rising I would firstly like to acknowledge and pay my respects to the traditional Indigenous owners of Australia and Tasmania both past and present. I would also like to acknowledge and pay my respects to the serving and former members of our military and their families for protecting us and sacrificing all to keep democracy and freedom alive in Australia. carbon tax – 8-7-14

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