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GOVERNMENT EXCLUDES INDUSTRY FROM CONVERSATION ON BUILDING SECTOR

December 05, 2019

The Minister for Industry, Karen Andrews, must explain why she has canned a meeting of key industry representatives prior to next week’s Building Ministers’ Forum (BMF).

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WEAK MANUFACTURING FIGURES POINT TO WEAK GOVERNMENT

December 05, 2019

This month’s Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index paints a stark picture of Australian manufacturing under the Morrison Liberal Government, hitting its weakest condition in three years.

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SMALL BUSINESSES PUSHED ASIDE UNDER PUBLIC SERVICE RESTRUCTURE

December 05, 2019

The Morrison Government has once again shown it takes small businesses for granted, as its changes to the public sector announced today have seen the Small and Family Business removed from the departmental title and subsumed into a new super department.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW RN DRIVE WITH PATRICIA KARVELAS THURSDAY, 28 NOVEMBER 2019

November 28, 2019

SUBJECTS: Ensuring Integrity Bill.

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STRUGGLING INDUSTRY SEES CONSTRUCTION WORK FALL

November 27, 2019

The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data released today shows signs of weakness in the construction industry has not abated and yet the Morrison Government has no plan whatsoever to deal with the significant structural issues facing the industry.

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RBA: LOW WAGES GROWTH THE ‘NEW NORMAL’ UNDER LIBERALS

November 26, 2019

Today the Reserve Bank has confirmed that weak wages growth under this Liberal National Government is now the “new normal”.

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