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LABOR LAUNCHES NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS ROADSHOW

July 11, 2019

The Shadow Minister, for Small and Family Business, Brendan O’Connor, and the Shadow Assistant Minister, Matt Keogh, today officially launch a national listening tour of small businesses.

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WE CANNOT ADVANCE AS A SOCIETY IF WE DO NOT INVEST IN RESEARCH AND EDUCATION

July 10, 2019

It’s hard to believe it was 50 years this month that I watched, cross-legged in a classroom, Armstrong drop from that last rung of the ladder.

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GOVERNMENT MUST ACT ON ANTI DUMPING

July 08, 2019

Labor calls on the Government to stop sitting on their hands when it comes to anti-dumping laws, and show some leadership to deal with the issue at today’s International Trade Remedies Forum.

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CONDOLENCE MOTION: BOB HAWKE

July 04, 2019

I rise to extend my condolences to Bob Hawke's wife, Blanche, and his children, extended family and friends.

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AI AND FUTURE OF WORK MUST FOCUS ON QUALITY JOBS

June 28, 2019

Artificial Intelligence and rapid advancements in technology will have a profound impact on our society and economy and requires a bipartisan response.

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LIBERAL GOVERNMENT PASSES THE BUCK ON BUILDING SAFETY AND INSURANCE ISSUES

June 26, 2019

A PWC report released today shows that flammable cladding related issues are damaging the construction industry and yet the government continues to shirk its responsibility.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST