Jacqui Lambie says foreign aid to Indonesia should be cut further

TASMANIAN Independent Senator Jacqui Lambie says the Federal Government should have gone further in its cut to foreign aid to Indonesia in the Budget.

“Indonesia has said it doesn’t need the aid so the Government should have cut the lot,’’ she said.

Click on the link to read more:

http://m.themercury.com.au/news/tasmania/jacqui-lambie-says-foreign-aid-to-indonesia-should-be-cut-further/story-fnj4f7k1-1227353968106

 


Federal Budget 2015: Treasurer Joe Hockey delivers second Budget

THE Abbott Government is banking on a $10 billion jobs, families and small business stimulus package to reverse its political fortunes and grow the economy.

But it’s sell job is going to need to be good, with a hostile Senate – including Jacqui Lambie – threatening to block key measures. 

http://www.themercury.com.au/news/politics/federal-budget-2015-treasurer-joe-hockey-delivers-second-budget/story-fnpp9w4j-1227352368715


Young Aussie Veterans - Lambie fights for the living!


Media Alert - Lambie and Xenophon to call for Royal Commission into Defence Abuse and Veteran Affairs.

1.5.15

Lambie and Xenophon to call for Royal Commission into Defence Abuse and Veteran Affairs.

Independent Senator for Tasmania, Jacqui Lambie and independent Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenophon will today, call for a Royal Commission into Defence Abuse and Veterans Affairs.

They will be joined by Defence Abuse and Veteran Affairs Experts and Lawyers: Greg Isolani from KCI Lawyers and Julie Ligeti from Slater Gordon Lawyers.

Where: Tasmanian State Parliament House Lawns, Hobart.

When: Today at 11 am

Contact 0407 904 134


Lambie building future

By Manika Dadson   The Examiner  
Click for link:     http://www.examiner.com.au/story/3020201/lambie-building-future/


The Prime Minister says Australians are OK with the Halal Industry


Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie proposes $1.4 billion tax on high frequency share trading

INDEPENDENT Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie is proposing a $1.4 billion tax on businesses involved in high frequency share trading.

The financial transactions tax would be levied on businesses in Australia that use supercomputers and complex IT software for share and stock trading.

Senator Lambie said the rate of the tax would be tied to aged pensions and veteran’s pensions.

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/national/tasmanian-senator-jacqui-lambie-proposes-14-billion-tax-on-high-frequency-share-trading/story-fnjj6013-1227279199204


CFMEU backflips on random drug tests


How not to win friends and influence crossbenchers


Bringing the War Home - Four Corners

Don't forget to watch the Four Corners Show on ABC at 8pm tonight (Monday, 9 March).

It features a former commando who was wounded in Afghanistan.  Geoff contacted

me soon after I was elected and I interviewed him a produced a video on the high veteran suicide rate and the DVA disfunction.

This is the video which inspired the Four Corners expose tonight.

http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/stories/2015/03/09/4191681.htm