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Labor's Pyrrhic Victory

The Member for Fremantle, Melissa Parke, is once again in denial complaining that the Abbott government has introduced 17 new taxes. Yet under the previous Labor governments a raft of new taxes were introduced: new taxes on carbon dioxide, coal, iron ore and alcopops; increasing taxes on tobacco, ethanol, LPG, luxury cars, superannuation, etc. 630 more words

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It's Time To Bind - Counting the Numbers

No, this is not a post about the expected numbers for and against a binding vote at the upcoming ALP National Conference, where this issue will be debated. 2,004 more words

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LABOR LEGEND TOM UREN A FREMANTLE FRIEND

I believe it is important to acknowledge the work of Labor party legend Tom Uren, who recently died, in the context of the work he did for Fremantle, so I publish excerpts of the speech Fremantle MP Melissa Parke gave in Federal Parliament recently: 592 more words

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PROTEST AGAINST FREMANTLE EMERGENCY WARD CLOSURE

About 30 people protested this morning against the closure of the Emergency Department of Fremantle Hospital. Labor Member for Fremantle Simone McGurk was there, as was Shadow Minister for Health Roger Cook and MP Melissa Parke. 57 more words

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Canberra Times Op-Ed: BDS a legitimate means of advancing peace efforts

BDS a legitimate means of advancing peace efforts

November 14, 2014

Melissa Parke

An Israeli flag flies on a hill near the West Bank Jewish settlement of Elazar. 972 more words

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MELISSA PARKE OPEN AIR OFFICE

Fremantle federal MP Melissa Parke is holding an Open Air Office this Wednesday Novermber 19 from 4.15-5.15 pm at Valley Park, Nannine Street, White Gum Valley. 60 more words

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