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YOUNG PEOPLE NEED JOBS, NOT ‘SUPERMARKET INTERNSHIPS’

May 04, 2016

Labor welcomes the Government’s investment in young people, but it is too little, too late.

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LIBERALS SET TO SPLASH TAXPAYER CASH ON WASTEFUL ADVERTISING

May 03, 2016

Malcolm Turnbull today refused to rule out running a wasteful taxpayer funded multi-million dollar ad campaign promoting the Budget during the period when all Australians know they are going to an election.

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LABOR SUPPORTS PENALTY RATES - IN OPPOSITION AND IN GOVERNMENT

May 01, 2016

The election of a Shorten Labor Government election will result in a stark change in the direction of the Australian Government regarding penalty rates. 

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ABC DRAWN INTO GOVERNMENT’S UNFAIR BARGAINING POLICY

April 29, 2016

Labor is concerned the Abbott-Turnbull government is pressuring the public broadcaster, the ABC, in to adopting its unfair and unworkable workplace bargaining policy.

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TURNBULL SHOWS TRUE COLOURS ON PUBLIC SERVICE BARGAINING

April 29, 2016

Labor is concerned by reports that Department of Defence workers were misled ahead of a crucial vote on the latest Defence Enterprise Collective Agreement.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP BURNIE  

April 26, 2016

SUBJECT/S: Jobs; Aprrenticeships

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