Senate debates

Monday, 9 December 2013

Questions without Notice


2:51 pm

Photo of Lisa SinghLisa Singh (Tasmania, Australian Labor Party, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Attorney General) Share this | Hansard source

Mr President, I ask a supplementary question. I refer the minister to the Prime Minister's statement in Launceston on 8 August when he told Tasmanians:

… we want to look at boosting the Commonwealth presence in regional areas, not reducing the Commonwealth presence in regional areas.

Isn't the decision to transfer 56 jobs from Hobart yet another example of the government saying one thing before the election and doing the opposite now in government?


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