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Speech - Second Reading, Norfolk Island Reform - Thursday, 26 March 2015

Norfolk Island Legislation Amendment Bill 2015Almost a year ago today, I provided a statement in this House on the critical issues facing Norfolk Island. Today, I introduce a Bill that seeks to resolve these issues through a range of significant changes. Norfolk Island is a small and remote community with a population of around 1,800 people. Like any remote community, Norfolk Island has challenges in terms of service delivery, infrastructure maintenance and economic growth. However, on Norfol... »

Media Release - Green light for Cascade Pier on Norfolk Island - Thursday, 26 March 2015

The Australian Government is wasting no time in delivering the infrastructure Norfolk Island needs by today awarding the design contract for the Cascade Pier reconstruction to project delivery and consulting firm WorleyParsons Limited. WorleyParsons has an intimate knowledge of Norfolk Island and will work with the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development to scope the necessary works for the Cascade Pier upgrade.This work will include the completion of the design for construction wo... »

Transcript - Sky News AM Agenda with Kieran Gilbert - Wednesday, 25 March 2015

E&OE………………………………………………………………………………………….KIERAN GILBERT: With me now in the Canberra studio, Liberal frontbencher Jamie Briggs and Labor frontbencher, Richard Marles. Jamie, your reaction to this story? It's the third aviation tragedy, at least. There was, of course, an AirAsia plane as well in December, but it seems there's been a cluster involving Australians. It was surprising to me, hearing from that aviation analyst, that it's actually been a safe year, according to the numbers, across the wo... »

Transcript - Doorstop Interview, Parliament House - Tuesday, 24 March 2015

JAMIE BRIGGS: Well, I think today there's more evidence in the Financial Review of the concern from major businesses in the infrastructure space about Daniel Andrews' decision to tear up contracts on the East West Link, and potentially legislate away the consortium’s rights. We are utterly against this move by Daniel Andrews; it will cost jobs, it will damage Victoria and Australia's investment rating, and we think he should think very carefully before proceeding down this path. We want th... »

Transcript - Radio International NZ - Monday, 23 March 2015

Compere: The Australian Government says reforms planned for Norfolk Island will help deliver equity and economic stability, give residents access to essential services they've been denied. The Assistant Minister of Regional Development, Jamie Briggs, says there's wide-spread backing for the changes both on the island and in Canberra. He told me the island has struggled to survive for years; the first of a series of damning reports in 1997, which concluded the Norfolk economic model was not susta... »

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