Media Releases

COMMUNITY SUPPORT FOR MENTAL HEALTH EVENT

Published performance poet and mental health advocate Stephen Johnstone will host his second suicide prevention event this week.
Following the success of the inaugural event in February, Mr Johnstone, who performs under the name Poet Musing, was encouraged to again bring people together to raise awareness around suicide prevention.

MIGRANT CONCERNS ADDRESSED BY MAX SOLUTIONS

A meeting today of representatives from the Department of Education and Training, Navitas English and Max Solutions with students enrolled in the Adult English Migrant Program marked a new beginning for the delivery of the program in Launceston.

Federal Member for Bass, Ross Hart MP was made aware last week of students’ concerns that facilities at Max Solutions were not suitable, with inadequate space and facilities.   

TASMANIAN LIBERAL SENATORS OUT OF TOUCH

Residents in Bass have recently received a survey in the mail from one of the many Liberal Senate offices that claim to represent the state.

The Liberals are so out of touch they don’t know that the residents of Bass want to see action now on cleaning up the Tamar River, we want to see more job opportunities for our young people and their continued freeze on Medicare has helped put our health system into crisis.

LABOR PICKING UP THE PIECES OF ROBO-DEBT MESS

Ross Hart MP voiced his concerns today at the handling by the Turnbull Government of their Centrelink robo-debt mess.
“I have had near constant enquiries to my office for assistance with these Centrelink debts”, Mr Hart said.“Since a social media call out earlier this week, requests for my help have significantly increased, many from constituents whose debts are obviously incorrect”, he added.

CENTRELINK DEBT DEBACLE CAUSING STRESS FOR EVERYDAY AUSTRALIANS

Ross Hart MP today joined his federal colleagues in calling on the Liberal Government to suspend the data matching and debt recovery program that has resulted in the issuing of thousands of incorrect Centrelink debt notices.
“Too many Australians who have done nothing wrong are being caught up in the Turnbull Government’s latest stuff up.”