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Abbot Government Fails Jobseekers, Wastes Taxpayers Money

Posted February 24, 2015.

The Abbott Government still has no plan to create jobs and no plan to investigate allegations of rorting in the job services market.

Meanwhile, the unemployment rate has s ...
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STATEMENT TO PARLIAMENT KOSTAS NIKOLOPOULOS

Posted February 23, 2015.

I rise to honour the life and work of Greek-Australian journalist Kostas Nikolopoulos, who sadly passed away in January leaving behind him an extraordinary body of work in polit ...
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Community Chinese New Year Celebrations Excel

Posted February 18, 2015.

Chinese New Year celebrations in the Box Hill, once again exceeded every expectation and it was great to see so many thousands of people from all walks of life and cultures come ...
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Liberals Out of Touch on GP Tax

Posted January 28, 2015.

The Abbott Government has shown once again that it does not understand the importance of a universal healthcare system as a senior Liberal Senator insulted voters by dismissing ...
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500 Days of Abbott's Lies

Posted January 21, 2015.

This week marks 500 days since the last election.

500 days since Tony Abbott began breaking his promises.

500 days of disappointment, dysfunction and deceit.

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Posted December 19, 2014.

Best wishes to everybody in Chisholm this Christmas. I hope it is a time filled with joy and family for you all.

Christmas is a time to spend with family and friends; t ...
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Andrews Labor Government Good for Our Community

Posted December 03, 2014.

Federal Member for Chisholm, Anna Burke has congratulated Daniel Andrews and the Victorian Labor Party on winning the state election held on Saturday 29 November.

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Abbott Axes Seniors Supplement

Posted November 19, 2014.

The Abbott Government has introduced legislation into the Senate to axe the Seniors Supplement, a payment of nearly $900 paid to Commonwealth Seniors Health Card holders.

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Debt Calculator Shows How Hard Students Will Be Hit

Posted November 14, 2014.

Member for Chisholm, Anna Burke MP has urged students, parents and grandparents to visit Labor\'s new website to see exactly how much Tony Abbott\'s unfair university changes wi ...
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Victory on Family Visas

Posted October 01, 2014.

Labor has successfully thwarted the Abbott Government\'s callous abolition of the non-contributory visa and other family visa categories by disallowing the changes in the Senate ...
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Abbott Government must Reinstate Dementia Supplement

Posted August 27, 2014.

Member for Chisholm, Anna Burke, is calling on the Abbott Government to quit treating dementia as a political toy and immediately reinstate the Dementia and Severe Behaviours Su ...
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Nominate a Local Hero: 2014 Caroline Chisholm Volunteer Awards Open

Posted June 17, 2014.

Nominations for the thirteenth annual Caroline Chisholm Volunteer Awards open next Monday 19 May.

The Awards founder and Member for Chisholm, Anna Burke, said that the ...
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