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Endometriosis Motion

Business to be debated in the Federation Chamber, 23 October (from 11am – 1.30pm) 

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Canberra pensioners fighting to keep the Energy Supplement

Around 60 pensioners in Tuggeranong today joined Jenny Macklin, the Shadow Minister for Social Services and Gai Brodtmann the Member for Canberra at a community forum to discuss the Turnbull Government’s changes to pensions.

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Citizenship decision a win for Canberra's multicultural community

The Senate’s decision to throw out the Turnbull Government’s changes to Australia’s citizenship laws ends months of Turnbull Government attacks on Australia as a modern multicultural nation.

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Still waiting for Turnbull Government's PFAS solution

It’s over a week since the deeply concerning revelations in the Four Corners report on PFAS contamination and what’s the Turnbull Government done?

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Labor calls for blood tests for Katherine residents - again

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - BRODTMANN, SNOWDON, MCCARTHY

In the wake of this week's revelations in the Four Corners report, the Turnbull Government had a real opportunity to show leadership and provide answers for the residents of Katherine.

It didn’t.

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Time for the Turnbull Government to take real action

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - BRODTMANN AND RISHWORTH

Today the Turnbull Government passed the buck when it came to the responsibility of our national security.

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Government must act on PFAS contamination

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - BRODTMANN AND SHORTEN

Labor is deeply concerned about the revelations in last night's Four Corners report, and once again calls on the Turnbull Government to respond to the escalating PFAS contamination issue across Australia.

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Lack of communication a real Payne for Katherine residents

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - BRODTMANN, SNOWDON, MCCARTHY

The local swimming pool in Katherine is closed because of PFAS contamination detected above the safe recreation level of 0.7 micrograms per litre. PFAS contamination was detected at 0.84 micrograms per litre on 28 September leading local authorities to close the pool.

The Katherine Town Council claims it responded to community sensitivities regarding PFAS when it decided to immediately close the pool. 

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Committee confirms NBN rollout is failing Canberrans

The recent Joint Standing Committee on the National Broadband Network report confirmed what Canberrans already know.

There is a digital divide in Canberra.

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Labor welcomes release of International Cyber Engagement Strategy

Labor welcomes today’s release of the International Cyber Engagement Strategy.

The strategy echoes a shared commitment to maximise opportunities for digital trade, reduce the threat of cybercrime, and foster a mature and resilient regional cyber environment.  

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