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PM MISLEADS PUBLIC IN DESPERATE SEARCH FOR DOUBLE DISSOLUTION TRIGGER

March 11, 2016

Malcolm Turnbull is desperate to find a justification for a double dissolution trigger, and is willing to mislead Australians to get it.

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QUEENSLAND NICKEL WORKERS

March 10, 2016

Today’s announcement that 550 Queensland Nickel workers will be made redundant is appalling.

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TRUTH IS STRANGER THAN FICTION – CASH MISLEADS AUSTRALIANS ABOUT DOUBLE DISSOLUTION TRIGGER

March 10, 2016

Employment Minister Michaelia Cash confirmed that this is a Government in search of a double dissolution trigger, and that she is willing to mislead Australians to deliver it.

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NO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEAVE FOR GOVERNMENT’S OWN STAFF  

March 09, 2016

Malcolm Turnbull’s claim that he cares about women and working families has been exposed for the lie it is by news that domestic violence leave provisions are being stripped away from working parents.

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CASH DEMONSTRATES DISREGARD FOR AUSTRALIAN JOBS ON Q&A

March 09, 2016

The Abbott-Turnbull Government’s disregard for Australian workers was reinforced by its Employment Minister, Senator Cash, last night when she failed to support sacked Australian seafarers.

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TIME FOR THE GOVERNMENT TO STOP ITS ATTACK ON WOMEN’S PAY

March 09, 2016

Things are getting worse for women at work because of the Abbott-Turnbull Liberal Government’s anti-worker agenda.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST