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ADDRESS TO THE 2019 NATIONAL MANUFACTURING SUMMIT-MELBOURNE THURSDAY, 22 AUGUST 2019

August 22, 2019

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SMALL BUSINESS LISTENING TOUR TO KICK OFF IN MELBOURNE

August 20, 2019

The Shadow Minister for Small Business, Brendan O’Connor, and the Shadow Assistant Minister, Matt Keogh, will today host the first event of the national small business listening tour in Melbourne.

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BUILDING INDUSTRY CRISIS HAS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT RAMIFICATIONS

August 20, 2019

Last night’s Four Corners report on the crisis in the building industry exposes the Liberal Morrison Government’s failure to take any responsibility for fixing the mess which is affecting the construction industry and public safety.

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MEAN LIBERAL GOVERNMENT RESORTS TO ATTACK TO DISTRACT FROM OWN FAILINGS

August 19, 2019

In an attempt to distract from the failing employment services system operating under the Liberal Morrison Government, Minister Cash has again resorted to attacking those looking for work.

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UNDEREMPLOYMENT TOO HIGH, WAGES TOO LOW

August 15, 2019

Today’s labour force figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show that underemployment is far too high, and too many Australians are in insecure work, hamstrung by stagnant wages.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP MELBOURNE THURSDAY, 15 AUGUST 2019

August 15, 2019

SUBJECTS: ABS Labour Force Figures; Record low wage growth; Public safety crisis in the building and construction industry.

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