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$18m relief for Northern Tasmanian industries with carbon tax gone

New figures released by the Clean Energy Regulator highlight the huge impact that the carbon tax has had on Tasmanian households and businesses. In 2013-14 – the last year of the carbon tax – 75,000 businesses were hit with a carbon tax bill of $7.8 billion.

NBN rolling out to Prospect, South Launceston, Summerhill and Kings Meadows

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Another 2700 premises in Launceston are a step closer to getting access to the National Broadband Network, with construction on the fibre-to-the-premises network now underway.

Bass MP Andrew Nikolic said Telstra had finalised remediation of infrastructure in the areas, meaning that in coming weeks NBN Co subcontractors will be out in the streets, laying out fibre to connect premises.READ MORE

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Australia-China Entrepreneurship Award for Bridestowe Estate

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Bass MP Andrew Nikolic has congratulated Bridestowe Estate for winning the inaugural Australia-China Achievement Award for Entrepreneurship.
The award winners were announced yesterday by the Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit.

Mr Nikolic said the Awards showcase the leadership and creativity of Australian organisations and people in building stronger economic, cultural and education connections between Australia and China. READ MORE

$5.3m in Federal funding announced for Northern Councils

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Funding of $5.3 million was announced today for Northern Tasmanian councils under the Federal Government’s Roads to Recovery and Financial Assistance Grants programs.

MP for Bass Andrew Nikolic said Roads to Recovery Program funding will assist with local road construction and maintenance and Financial Assistance Grants provide money for discretionary spending by councils.
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