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Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters: Conduct of the 2013 federal election and related matters

29 Jul 2014

Lee questions the ACT electoral commissioner on the open-source software used for electronic voting in the ACT.

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Committee: QANTAS Sale Act

17 Jul 2014

Lee working on the QANTAS Sale Act in Senate Committee

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Committee: Trade Support Loans Bill 2014

14 Jul 2014

Lee proposes amendments to legislation abolishing the Tools for Your Trade scheme which would cap the total loan available to apprentices in order to reduce their debt burden and would provide direct government financial assistance to fill the gap.  Coalition and Labor members defeat the amendments.

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Committee: Trade Support Loans Bill 2014

14 Jul 2014

In response to loans made available through this bill to apprentices, Lee proposes amendments which would increase the repayment income threshold and provide for lower repayment rates.  These were defeated on the combined vote of Labor and the Coalition.

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National Broadband Network: Turnbull's plan in tatters

11 Jul 2014

Malcolm Turnbull's NBN plan is in tatters after revelations in a Senate hearing today that not a single user has been connected for its fibre to the node trial despite announcing the trial nine months ago.

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Senate Environmental and Communication Committee - Cuts to Reef and Wildlife Funding

27 May 2014

Reef Rescue funding has had 40 million dollars reallocated, under the Federal Coalition budget, toward the Reef Trust.  Reef Trust is not up and running therefore the majority of this 40 million dollars will go towards general start up costs. An inefficient allocation of resources.

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