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What's the "solution" for Williamtown, Assistant Minister?

Labor is deeply concerned by this weekend's Newcastle Herald reports of a possible "cancer cluster" on Cabbage Tree Road and calls on the Turnbull Government to release its "solution" for Williamtown and incorporate a review of any cancer patterns into current studies.

This weekend's reports only further add to the considerable anxiety, distress and uncertainty in the Williamtown community caused by nearly two years of Turnbull Government inaction.

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Bring It On

The advice from Infrastructure Australia to the Turnbull Government to begin and secure a High Speed Rail Link between Sydney and Canberra is welcome, and follows four years of inaction on this visionary project.

A study conducted by the former Labor Government in 2013 found that High Speed Rail could carry 84 million passengers each year, with express journey times of just 64 minutes between Sydney and Canberra. 

 

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Peter Dutton Tight-lipped on Department's Cyber-Security Failure

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE

SHAYNE NEUMANN MP - GAI BRODTMANN MP

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton refuses to answer questions when asked about the lack of cyber resilience in the Department of Immigration and Border Protection as revealed in the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) report Cybersecurity Follow-up Audit.

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Government Needs to Step Up on PFAS Response

Reports across the weekend confirm what we have always known – the Turnbull Government is unable to provide the necessary leadership to manage a national, coordinated and responsive approach to PFAS contamination.

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Estimates Reveal Immigration Department at Risk of Cyber Attack

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - NEUMANN & BRODTMANN

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Turnbull Government: Stop Second Rate Treatment of NT

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE - BRODTMANN/SNOWDON/GOSLING

 

 

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Is PFAS still in use at Defence Bases, Minister?

Minister for Defence – is Defence still using firefighting foam containing PFAS at RAAF Base Pearce, shared airports or any other Defence sites as suggested in reports yesterday?

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Small Business Cyber Security Too Little Too Late From Government

This week's news that 12 Australian small businesses have fallen victim to ‘WannaCry’ Ransomware unfortunately comes as no surprise to Labor.

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Hope Springs Eternal on Government Cyber Security

When asked this morning whether Australia’s government agencies were protected against the cyber threats experienced last Friday, the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security said, “I would hope so”.

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Vale Jayson Hinder

It is with great sadness that today we learned of the tragic passing of Jayson Hinder – son, brother, husband, father, teammate and a friend to so many Canberrans.

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