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THE LIBERALS DON’T GIVE A FEG ABOUT WORKERS

May 05, 2016

The unfair Turnbull Government Budget confirmed what Labor has been saying all along, the Liberals have locked in their cuts to the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG) from the Abbott 2014/15 Budget.

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WORKERS IN GORTON HIT BY THE 2016 BUDGET

May 04, 2016

The vast majority of hard working members of our community will miss out on a tax cut in the 2016 Budget.

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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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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST