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Labor senators slammed on illegal boat arrivals

Andrew Nikolic, Member for Bass, has slammed Tasmanian Labor senators Anne Urquhart, Lisa Singh and Catryna Bilyk over their untenable position on immigration policy. “Labor’s immigration spokesman Richard Marles finally conceded over the weekend what every Australian already knows; the Abbott Government’s policy of stopping the people-smuggling trade is working.

Record fall in Tasmanian electricity prices

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Scrapping the carbon tax has delivered families and businesses in Tasmania the biggest drop in electricity prices on record.

The ABS has released the Consumer Price Index for the September Quarter 2014 — the first outcome since the Coalition scrapped Labor’s damaging carbon tax.READ MORE

Renewable Energy Target reforms will provide certainty

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Andrew Nikolic, Member for Bass, said the Government’s announcement about the Renewable Energy Target (RET) on 22 October is focussed on providing certainty for the renewable energy sector, better reflecting the market need for new generation, restoring competitiveness to industry, and providing electricity price relief to households.

“I am particularly pleased about the intention to reduce pressure on energy intensive, trade exposed industries like aluminium,” Mr Nikolic said.

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Second Red-Tape Repeal Day will save $1 billion

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Tasmanian businesses, community organisations and individuals will save over $20 million a year in reduced government compliance costs as a result of the Federal Government’s second Repeal Day.

Federal Member for Bass Andrew Nikolic — the Tasmanian representative on the Coalition’s Deregulation Committee — said another $1 billion in red and green tape costs each year were about to be removed.READ MORE