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Op Ed - Premier Daniel Andrews is fiddling while Melbourne’s roads choke, Herald Sun - Monday, 2 March 2015

BUILD the East West Link and create 7000 jobs, or pay a billion-dollar invoice and get nothing for it. That’s the decision Premier Daniel Andrews has to make and quickly. If he chooses the latter and cancels the project, the Australian Government will not be helping to foot the compensation bill to break a major contract.Not only would it be a gross waste of taxpayers’ dollars, it undermines investor confidence and risks Victoria’s reputation as a trusted place to do business.In fact, the chi... »

Transcript - 891 ABC with Matthew Abraham and David Bevan - Friday, 27 February 2015

MATTHEW ABRAHAM: Jamie Briggs is the Federal Liberal MP for Mayo, he's Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development. Welcome to the program, Minister.JAMIE BRIGGS: Good morning.MATTHEW ABRAHAM: Minister, you're outraged that the state government is spending money on an advertising campaign targeting the fact that you've pulled the pin on funding for pensioner concessions in council rates. Why are you then going to counter with your own advertising campaign?JAMIE BRIGG... »

Transcript - 5AA Radio Interview with Leon Byner - Friday, 27 February 2015

E&OE………………………………………………………………………………………….LEON BYNER: Just on a side issue here, we learnt yesterday - in fact you would have seen the ads on television last night if you were watching - that the South Australian Government has committed, $1.1 million to clearly sheet back to the Federal Government the responsibility of the decrease or the removal of this rebate for pensioner concessions on council rates. Now I wanted to pull out some information to try and get an accurate perspective on what's act... »

Transcript - Joint Doorstop - Ridgeway Road and Norah Head Boat Ramp upgrade, NSW

E&OE………………………………………………………………………………………….QUESTION: It is so nice to see some federal funding being used up at the Central Coast.JAMIE BRIGGS: I think what we're showing today is that Karen McNamara doesn't just make promises; she delivers upon them. This is an example of that. We've just been at Ridgeway Road where we've spent $2 million or over $2 million upgrading the road and now we're here with this boat ramp. I’d like to congratulate the Wyong Shire Council for the work they've done wi... »

Media Release - Another SA Labor ad campaign of lies - Thursday, 26 February 2015

Premier Jay Weatherill’s decision to spend $1.1 million of taxpayers’ money on another ad campaign blaming the Australian Government for their funding cuts is an absolute disgrace.The decision to cut pensioner concessions on local government rates was taken by State Labor Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis in the June Budget and is strongly opposed by the State Liberal Party.No other state government has taken this decision. The South Australian Government is increasing taxes and debt every year.The Aus... »

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