Media Releases

Rankin leads Nation in use of Child Care Benefit on Abbott's Chopping Block

July 03, 2014

The Abbott Government has legislation currently before the Parliament that has the sole purpose of cutting the Child Care Benefit which 7,500 families in Rankin rely on, more than in any other electorate in Australia.

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Abbott's $26 Million cuts from Rankin's local health network start today

July 01, 2014

Cuts to the national partnership agreement on public hospitals start from today, costing the local health network in Logan more than $26 million dollars over the next four years.

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Abbott Government slams door on family reunions

June 10, 2014

The Abbott Government’s Budget of broken promises has delivered a cruel blow to ethnic communities by closing the door on low and middle-income earners ever bringing their parents to Australia.

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Abbott's brutal Budget an assault on our community

May 14, 2014

The broken promises and twisted priorities in Tony Abbott’s budget will devastate our community and make it much harder for locals to make ends meet. 

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Alex "Lionheart" Leapai

April 26, 2014

Joint Media Release with Bernie Ripoll MP, Shadow Minister for Sport and Member for Oxley

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Local multicultural communities urged to send Abbott a message

March 06, 2014

Jim Chalmers, Federal Member for Rankin, has today helped launch a website so the local community can send Tony Abbott a message to reverse his cruel $370,000 cuts to multicultural organisations in the Rankin area.

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