Malcolm Turnbull Can't Relate

When will Mr Turnbull and his Government understand the pressure Australian households are under? The cost of living is one of the most significant issues facing our community and Malcolm Turnbull is clearly not the Prime Minister to tackle this issue.  Continue reading

TASMANIA LAUNCHES INTO SPACE RACE - Joint media release with Senator the Hon Kim Carr

The Australian Space Agency will lead the Australian engagement in global space research and the space industry. Continue reading

EMERGENCY CARE REPORT SCATHING OF HODGMAN AND TURNBULL GOVERNMENTS

The Hodgman and Turnbull Governments have overseen the worst results in emergency waiting times because of severe cuts to Tasmania’s health system. Continue reading

STATE GOVERNMENT FAILS TO DELIVER A SAFE AND INTACT ROAD IMPROVEMENT FOR THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS

The State Liberal Government has still not taken action to improve the roads in the Central Highlands, after major concerns were raised recently by the community.  Continue reading

AGED CARE WORKFORCE TASKFORCE EXCLUDES AGED CARE WORKFORCE

A Government Taskforce explicitly established to review the aged care workforce, has excluded representatives of the aged care workforce. Continue reading

WORLD OSTEOPOROSIS DAY 2017

Labor calls on Australians to make bone health a priority tomorrow in recognition of World Osteoporosis Day. Continue reading

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF OLDER PERSONS 2017

On International Day of Older Persons, Labor recognises the valuable role older people play in making Australia a great place to live. Continue reading

DEMENTIA NOW THE LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH FOR WOMEN IN AUSTRALIA

Dementia is now the leading cause of death for women in Australia. Continue reading

AGED CARE REVIEW CONFIRMS CONCERNING FAILURES

Confirmation that almost 90,000 older Australians are unable to access home care packages, including 68,000 with high need, is shocking and simply unacceptable. Continue reading

HOME CARE SECRECY HURTING OLDER AUSTRALIANS

Vulnerable older Australians are being kept in the dark over access to vital aged care services. Continue reading