Senate debates

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Questions without Notice


2:25 pm

Photo of Eric AbetzEric Abetz (Tasmania, Liberal Party, Minister for Employment) Share this | Hansard source

Can I say to the honourable senator: it is very bad form to quote your own media release that had that falsehood in it, claiming that the excellent member for Braddon had only suggested that people should be contacting Centrelink. The member for Braddon did a lot more, is doing a lot more, and has put to shame the pathetic efforts of the Labor Party who think that by issuing a media release they can just somehow overcome the situation—a media release which, might I add, suggested throwing, I think, $20 million at the situation, with projects that had not been through due diligence, projects that had not been considered as to their value for money—and, indeed, wanted to steal money from Peter to pay Paul that would have cost other Tasmanian jobs. The height of— (Time expired)


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