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WELCOME RELIEF FOR VICTORIAN MANUFACTURING JOBS

January 20, 2017

Labor welcomes today’s announcement that the Andrews Victorian Labor Government has secured a package that will sustain Alcoa’s Portland smelter and the jobs of thousands of Victorians.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT - DOORSTOP - MELBOURNE (1)

January 19, 2017

SUBJECTS: ABS Labour Force Figures.

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2016 WRAPS UP WITH AN INCREASE IN UNEMPLOYMENT UNDER TURNBULL

January 19, 2017

Australian’s faced a bleak end to 2016 under the Turnbull Government. The Turnbull government has gifted Australians with a depressed jobs market characterised by an increase in the number of unemployed Australians, and a concerning rate of underemployment and youth unemployment.

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EVEN TURNBULL GOVERNMENT REPORTS NOW HIGHLIGHT POTENTIAL PaTH INTERNSHIP EXPLOITATION

January 18, 2017

A new government commissioned report into the use of internships in Australia provides yet another warning about the potential for exploitation of young Australians under the Turnbull Government's PaTH program.

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LIBERALS HAVE NO PLAN FOR WORKERS AS HOLDEN CLOSES DOORS

January 15, 2017

Following Holden's confirmation that the company will close its doors on manufacturing on 20 October 2017, Labor demands the Turnbull Government move quickly to ensure retrenched workers are given every support possible for secure new jobs.

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LIBERALS HAVE NO PLAN FOR JOBS WHEN HOLDEN CLOSES

January 14, 2017

GM Holden announced that 20 October 2017 will be the final day of production for motor vehicles in Australia.

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